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February 12, 2014

Mary ‘Pat’ Cory Wilson, 72; New Albany

— Funeral services for Mary “Pat” Cory Wilson, 72, New Albany, will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, at Kraft Funeral Service, Spring Street Chapel, New Albany, with burial in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park, New Albany. She died Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, joining the angels in heaven.

  She was born in New Albany July 14, 1941 to the late Walter and Mary Helen “Tully” Cory. She formerly worked as a kitchen aide for the New Albany Floyd County Schools after raising four children of whom she was very proud. She cherished her role of wife, mom and grandma. She and her devoted husband, Bob, shared a 53 year marriage. Pat lovingly saved mementos chronicling each milestone and achievement, of her children and grandchildren. She will be lovingly remembered and greatly missed.

Survivors include her husband of 53 years,    Robert E. Wilson; four children, Rob Wilson and wife, Debbie, Rick Wilson and wife, Debbie, Randy Wilson and wife, Carla, and Rhonda Wilson and fiance’ Craig Rettig; five grandchildren,  Donny, Hayley, Meghan, Austin, and Alex; brother, Walt Cory Jr. and wife, Susan; sister, Sue Yingling and husband, Fred; and several nieces and nephews.        

Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday and after 10 a.m. Friday, at the funeral home.

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