Donna Lee Wilson

donna wilson

August 11, 1952 ~ August 10, 2021

Born in: New Haven, CT
Resided in: Hamden, CT

Donna Lee Wilson, 68, passed away on August 10, 2021 at the Hospital of St. Raphael. Born in New Haven on August 11, 1952 to the late Donald and Lois Stephens. A lifelong resident of Hamden, Donna was Director of Environmental Services at Evergreen Woods in North Branford. She enjoyed reading, poetry, art, and reruns of Gunsmoke. Donna cherished the different trips she and her husband took all over US.
For 47 years, Donna was the beloved wife and best friend of John Wilson. She will also be remembered by her sisters, Karen Prince-Fox (Joseph Fox) of Santa Barbara, CA, and Ellen Lattman of Fairfax, VA; sisters-in-law, Doreen Wilson, Cynthia Thompson, and Deborah Croce and many nieces and nephews.
Private arrangements are in the care of BEECHER & BENNETT FUNERAL HOME, 2300 Whitney Ave, Hamden. Memorial contributions in Donna’s memory may be given to the CT Humane Society at

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  1. Dear John and family;

    So sorry to hear of Donna’s passing. Our deepest condolences to you. May she rest in peace.
    Joanne and Al Scafati

  2. Sending peace and light to all! So sad to hear of Donna’s passing. I have such found memories of laughter and happiness with her at Arden House ! Shine Bright Donna ⭐️⭐️⭐️

  3. John, So sorry to read of Donna’s passing. She was a lovely person, we had many a conversation in her tiny,tiny closet office . She was a wonderful person ! The Casino trips were the best!

  4. With deepest sympathy. May she rest in peace. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

  5. Dear John, I’m so sorry about your wife and best friend Donna. She looks like such a beautiful person. We talked sometimes and I know from her cute animal posts and from other posts, that she was such a special person. I know you will miss her. We always have to be happy that we loved, and were loved for as long we did. That is a blessing. You are in our prayers.

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