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Cecilia (Estrella) Wilson

September 5, 1940 ~ September 11, 2022 (age 82)


Cecilia (Estrella) Wilson, 82, of Cole Street, passed away on September 11, 2022 at Newport Hospital.  She was the wife of James Robert Wilson.  

 Born in Fall River, MA, she was the daughter of the late Annibal and Jessie (Teixeira) Estrella.  She is survived by her son James Wilson Jr. and his wife Deana and was the mother of the late Donna Geary. She was the grandmother of James Wilson III, Ryan Wilson, Matthew Wilson, James Geary, Jason Geary and Sarah Geary and the great grandmother of Kinsley Wilson, Kane Wilson and Nash Wilson.  She is also survived by her sister Leonora Rogers; nephew Dan Rogers; niece Nancy Bush and great nieces Kristen Rogers, Julie Rogers and Becky Bush.

 Mrs. Wilson was a graduate of Colt Memorial High School and received her Bachelor’s Degree from Rhode Island College.  She was employed as a teacher by the Bristol School Department for 35 years before retiring. She was a member of the National Education Association as well as the Rhode Island Education Association.  Mrs. Wilson was a communicant of St. Elizabeth’s Church where she served as a lector and taught CCD for 15 years.  She was also a member of the Holy Rosary Sodality and Holy Ghost Committee.

 Her funeral services will be held Saturday, September 17th, 10 AM from the George Lima Funeral Home, 367 High Street with a Mass of Christian Burial, 11 AM at St. Elizabeth’s Church, 577 Wood Street. Burial will follow in North Burial Ground.

 Calling hours are Friday 4 - 7 PM.

 Memorial donations may be made to: St. Elizabeth’s Church, 577 Wood Street, Bristol RI  02809.

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Calling Hours
September 16, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
George C. Lima Funeral Home
367 High Street
Bristol, RI 02809

Funeral Service
September 17, 2022

10:00 AM
George C. Lima Funeral Home
367 High Street
Bristol, RI 02809

Mass of Christian Burial
September 17, 2022

11:00 AM
St. Elizabeth's Church
577 Wood Street
Bristol, RI 02809

September 17, 2022

12:00 PM
North Burial Ground
1081 Hope Street
Bristol, RI 02809


St. Elizabeth Church
577 Wood St., Bristol RI 02809
Tel: 1-401-253-8366

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