Dr. Charlotte Wild

November 10, 1927July 4, 2013

Dr. Charlotte Wild passed away at Riverside Hospital in Williamsburg on July 4, 2013. She was born in Hamburg, Germany on November 10, 1927, and received her medical degree from the University of Hamburg in 1953. After moving to New York to begin her medical residency, she met her future husband, C. John Wild and married in 1956. They resided in Newport News for 25 years where she practiced at Riverside Hospital as an anesthesiologist and later served as medical director of the Riverside Warwick Day Surgery Center. Charlotte is predeceased by her husband, Dr. C. John Wild and survived by four children: Tom Wild and his wife, Anne; Karen Allred and her husband, Richard; Norman Wild and his wife, Peg; Rick Wild and his wife, Jill; and six grandchildren: Brandon, Jason, Jacob, Kelly, Laura and Becky. In honoring Charlotte’s wishes, there will be no viewing or service. The family will receive friends on Monday, July 8 from 12-2 p.m. at Nelsen Funeral Home, 3785 Strawberry Plains Rd, Williamsburg. Online condolences may be expressed at


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Dr. Charlotte Wild

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Evelyn Zirkle

July 9, 2013

Your mother did a wonderful job raising her children. Our prayers are with you in this time of sorrow. May God comfort you,
Keith and Evelyn Zirkle

Scott Vander Vennet

July 9, 2013

I knew the Wilds years ago and will always remember their kindness and compassion. My heart goes out to their children in their time of grief. Their love and legacy will live on. God bless you.

July 8, 2013

We are sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Just wanted to let you know we are thinking about you.

Tom and Kay Brown

July 6, 2013

The untimely passing of our dear friend and neighbor saddens us profoundly. Charlotte touched all who have known and admired her. In these dark and trying days, you are in our thoughts and prayers. Our deepest sympathy in your bereavement and love to Karen, Tom, Norman and Rick.

Nancy and Jean-Pierre Gabriel
Deborah and Thomas Mansfield
Winfield Glascock