Ralph L. Wilson, 93, of Port Charlotte, Florida passed away Wednesday, August 17, 2011 in Port Charlotte.
Ralph was a World War II veteran who served proudly in the U.S. Navy. After his honorable discharge, he was employed as an accountant for the Department of the Navy until his retirement at which time he moved to Port Charlotte. Ralph was a member of Knights of Columbus Council #5399 and the Port Charlotte Elks Lodge 2153. He was an avid golfer and a long time member of the Port Charlotte Golf & Country Club which is currently recognized as the Punta Gorda Golf Club. He had an artistic “bent” as evidenced by his beautiful paintings and well appointed garden.
Survivors include his loving wife of 24 years, Mary McCausland Wilson; a son, Douglas (Mary) Wilson of South Hadley, MA; 2 step-daughters, Jayne M. Dahlberg of Rockville, MD and Mary C. Gross of Frederick, MD; 7 grandchildren, Kim Williams, Kristina Jerz, Douglas Wilson, Jr., Michael Taylor, and step-grandchildren, Erin Dahlberg, Thomas Gross and Patrick Gross. He was preceded in death by his 1st wife, Kathleen McCool of Northampton, MA and Port Charlotte, and a brother, Joseph Wilson.
A Memorial Mass will be held 11:00 AM, Wednesday, August 31, 2011 at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, 21505 August Ave., Port Charlotte, FL 33952. Inurnment will be held at a later date in Massachusetts.
Friends may visit online at www.robersonfh.com to sign the memory book and extend condolences to the family. Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Home & Crematory Port Charlotte Chapel.