Mary J. Cushing
b. 2 June 1915, d. 13 January 1992
- Father: Bruce Lincoln Cushing b. 16 September 1883, d. 9 July 1953
- Mother: Mary Lauderdale b. circa 1888
- Mary J. Cushing was born on 2 June 1915 in Erie County, New York.
- She married Donald K. Wilson, son of Roy Peter Wilson and Winifred Pittman, circa 1935.
- Donald K. Wilson and Mary J. Cushing appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1940 in Buffalo, Erie County, New York, at 85 Tioga Street. Other members of the household included Donald K. Wilson II.
- Mary J. Cushing became a widow at the 1 November 1976 death of her husband Donald K. Wilson.
- The following appeared on 9 April 1987 in The [Hamburg] Sun: News has been received here on the death of former Hamburg resident Donald K. Wilson, age 50, who died Monday, March 2,1987 in Maryland. [:CR;] Mr. Wilson is survived by his wife Sybil; son Don III; daughters Marcie Grabau, Terri Maes and Pennie Wilson; brothers Bruce and Scott Wilson; a sister Bonnie Usher; and mother Mary C. Wilson of California.
Memorial donations are suggested to the Chapelgate Presbyterian Church 3291 North St. John's Lane, Ellicott City, Maryland, 21043.
- Mary J. Cushing died on 13 January 1992 at age 76 in Santa Cruz, California.
- The following appeared on 14 January 1992 in the Santa Cruz Sentinel: No services were held for Mary C. Wilson, who died Monday in Santa Cruz. She was 76.
A native of Buffalo, N.Y., she taught music for more than 40 years. She was a member of the Eastern Star in Pittsburgh, Penn., and the church organist of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Pittsburgh. She enjoyed sports.
. She is survived by her daughter, Bonnie Usher of Ben Lomond; two sons, Bruce Wilson of Rochester, N.Y. and Scot Wilson of Pleasant Hill; a sister, Jean Cartledge of Gulf Port, Miss., nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband Donald K. Wilson, who died in 1977 [sic], and a son, Donald K. Wilson II, who died in 1987.
At her request, no services will be held. A private cremation was held with scattering at sea.
Arrangements were under the direction of Santa Cruz/Watsonville Cremation Service.
Contributions to the American Lung Association are preferred.
- Last Edited: 28 Aug 2015