Constance A. Wilson, 77


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Mrs. Constance A. (nee Riley) Wilson, 77, passed away peacefully at her home in Verona on October 30, 2022.

Born in Glen Ridge, Connie lived in Verona most of her life. She graduated from Our Lady of the Lake School, Mount St. Dominic Academy and the Mountainside Hospital School of Nursing. She worked as a registered nurse for Mountainside Hospital before working as a private duty nurse, forming her own agency. She later became president and owner of Cambridge Contracting, a company founded by her father, Frank W. Riley, in Linden, New Jersey.

Connie was predeceased by her parents, Frank and June (nee Conrad) Riley and Margaret “Marge” (nee Menges) Riley.

She is survived by – and most proud of – her three daughters, Nancy Wilson Brothers (Peter Brothers), Connie Wilson and Dori Wilson Bright (John Bright); her cherished grandchildren, Charlotte Brothers, Harry Brothers, Derek Bright and Elizabeth Bright; her former husband, Jack Wilson; her sister, Lynne Jackobek; and her many nieces and nephews whom she adored.

Visiting at the Prout Funeral Home, 370 Bloomfield Avenue, Verona, will be on Friday, November 4 from 4 to 7 p.m. A graveside service will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. in Gate of Heaven Cemetery (Section 24) in East Hanover, New Jersey.

Flowers are welcome. Memorial donations to the Verona Rescue Squad, 12 Church Street, Verona, NJ 07044 would be appreciated.

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