Sandford Wilson

Sandford B. ""Sandy"" Wilson

1937 - 2021

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Sandford “Sandy” Wilson, 83, of Titusville passed away Thursday, February 11, 2021.

          Sandy was born on May 15, 1937, in Titusville to the late Chester and Gertrude (Eshbaugh) Wilson. He married Irene “Teasie” Dowds on September 6, 1958. She preceded him in death on December 31, 2019.

          He was a graduate of Titusville High School, class of 1955.

          Sandy served 2 years in the US Army.

          He was employed for 46 years at General Electric in Erie working as a tool and die maker.

          Sandy farmed his entire life, raising cows on two family farms. He loved being outside on a tractor.

          He is survived by seven children, Kathy Balas and husband Gerry, Christine Wilson, Cindy Wilson, Colleen Hofmeister, Jenni Wilson and Brian Hart, Doug Wilson and wife Karen, Lisa Wilson all of Titusville; nine grandchildren, Michelle (Ben) Dutko and children, Chelsey and Brooke, Heather (Jason) Snyder, Adam (Joan) L’Huillier and children, Mason and Rhettson, Ashley (Rich) Mahrs and daughter, Evelyn, Stephanie (Tyler) Peterson and daughter, Maddie, Christopher Hofmeister and girlfriend, Nemy, Derek Wilson, Colin Hofmeister, Jade Wilson; a brother, Jim Wilson and wife Annie of Cooperstown; and several nieces and nephews.

          Sandy was preceded in death by a cousin, Norman Wilson, who grew up with his family. His wife Patricia survives.

          No services are being observed.

          A private interment is being held at Kerr Hill Cemetery.