OBITUARY

Mary Rosalie Wilkins

October 17, 1918May 31, 2018
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Mary Rosalie Wilkins, 99, of Wake Forest passed away on May 31, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmore “Tim” Wilkins and her parents, Anthony and Cristina Leo.

Mary graduated from Krisler Business School, in New York. She was the secretary of the Town of Poughkeepsie for many years. After retiring, she moved with her husband to the Raleigh area. They lived a very active lifestyle, and enjoyed tennis, swimming, card games, traveling and dancing. They were married for 68 years before his passing. Mary loved her family, and found great joy in spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Mary is survived by her son, Barry Wilkins and his wife, Linda; her daughter, Deborah Corcoran and her husband, John; grandchildren, Jarett Wilkins, Heather Mancuso and husband, Joe, Kristin Venditti, William(Bill) Griffin and his wife, Angela, James Griffin, Jonathan Corcoran and wife, Cori, Amy Worsley and husband, Lee, Melissa Carter and husband, Matt, Jeff Corcoran and wife, Krystal, and Timothy Corcoran; nineteen great grandchildren; and her sisters Joan Leo of Hyde Park, NY and Dolores Garrison of Poughkeepsie, NY. She was predeceased by sweet baby Chaney James Corcoran who passed away at 10 weeks old.

A visitation will be held Monday, June 4, from 6:00-8:00pm at Mitchell Funeral Home, 7209 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh. A funeral mass will be on Tuesday, June 5 at 1:00pm at St. Catherine of Sienna Catholic Church, 520 West Holding Ave, Wake Forest, followed by entombment at Raleigh Memorial Park. The family will receive friends following the service for a reception to be held at Mitchell Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, the family wishes donations be made in Mary’s memory to Chaney’s Champions, www.fb.com/chaneyschampions (or mail to 907 Scotts Ridge Trail, Apex, NC 27502). Chaney’s Champions is a non-profit created in his memory to assist children in need.

Condolences may be made at www.MitchellatRMP.com

  • FAMILY

  • Mary is survived by her son, Barry Wilkins and his wife, Linda; her daughter, Deborah Corcoran and her husband, John; grandchildren, Jarett Wilkins, Heather Mancuso and husband, Joe, Kristin Venditti, William(Bill) Griffin and his wife, Angela, James Griffin, Jonathan Corcoran and wife, Cori, Amy Worsley and husband, Lee, Melissa Carter and husband, Matt, Jeff Corcoran and wife, Krystal, and Timothy Corcoran; nineteen great grandchildren; and her sisters Joan Leo of Hyde Park, NY and Dolores Garrison of Poughkeepsie, NY. She was predeceased by sweet baby Chaney James Corcoran who passed away at 10 weeks old.

Services

  • Visitation Monday, June 4, 2018
  • Funeral Mass Tuesday, June 5, 2018
  • Reception Tuesday, June 5, 2018
REMEMBERING

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Zella Leo

June 5, 2018

Barry and Debbie, all of our family sends our love and condolences to you and your families. Mary was and is a very special and important part of our family and we will always remember her with the fondest of memories. She lived a long and rewarding life. Our thoughts are with you all!
Zella, Larry J., Linda, and families. Also, in memory of her brother Larry A., They can now tell jokes to each other once again.

Barbara Houghtaling

June 3, 2018

Love to Barry and Debby and family so happy I could spend Aunt Mary's 99th birthday with her love you Aunt Mary rest in peace your niece and godchild Barbara

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Biography

Mary Rosalie Wilkins, 99, of Wake Forest passed away on May 31, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmore “Tim” Wilkins and her parents, Anthony and Cristina Leo.

Mary graduated from Krisler Business School, in New York. She was the secretary of the Town of Poughkeepsie for many years. After retiring, she moved with her husband to the Raleigh area. They lived a very active lifestyle, and enjoyed tennis, swimming, card games, traveling and dancing. They were married for 68 years before his passing. Mary loved her family, and found great joy in spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Mary is survived by her son, Barry Wilkins and his wife, Linda; her daughter, Deborah Corcoran and her husband, John; grandchildren, Jarett Wilkins, Heather Mancuso and husband, Joe, Kristin Venditti, William(Bill) Griffin and his wife, Angela, James Griffin, Jonathan Corcoran and wife, Cori, Amy Worsley and husband, Lee, Melissa Carter and husband, Matt, Jeff Corcoran and wife, Krystal, and Timothy Corcoran; nineteen great grandchildren; and her sisters Joan Leo of Hyde Park, NY and Dolores Garrison of Poughkeepsie, NY. She was predeceased by sweet baby Chaney James Corcoran who passed away at 10 weeks old.

A visitation will be held Monday, June 4, from 6:00-8:00pm at Mitchell Funeral Home, 7209 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh. A funeral mass will be on Tuesday, June 5 at 1:00pm at St. Catherine of Sienna Catholic Church, 520 West Holding Ave, Wake Forest, followed by entombment at Raleigh Memorial Park. The family will receive friends following the service for a reception to be held at Mitchell Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, the family wishes donations be made in Mary’s memory to Chaney’s Champions, www.fb.com/chaneyschampions (or mail to 907 Scotts Ridge Trail, Apex, NC 27502). Chaney’s Champions is a non-profit created in his memory to assist children in need.

Condolences may be made at www.MitchellatRMP.com