Mary B. (Wilson) Leone

Published on Tuesday, 8 August 2017 12:52


Mary B. (Wilson) Leone, 81, of Bristol, beloved wife of Robert R. Leone, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017, at her home with her family by her side. She was born on July 1, 1936, and was the daughter of the late Isaac and Eliza (MacLeod) Wilson.

Mary was a lifelong Bristol resident and worked over 40 years at Bradlees Department Store, Bristol. She enjoyed doing ceramics, making jewelry, going shopping and singing karaoke. Above everything else, Mary loved spending time with her family. She would always say, “Family is everything."

In addition to her husband, Mary is survived by her son, Gary (Lynne) Leone of Bristol; daughters, Kristine (Otis) Butler of Bristol and Cathy (Emil) Robillard of Bristol; brothers, Gerald Wilson and Robert (Doreen) Wilson, both of Bristol; sister, Deborah (Thomas) Mangum of Bristol; sister-in-law, Francine L. Wilson; her grandchildren, Jason and Douglas Robillard, Mark Lubelczyk, Ryan Brewer-Leone and Jake and Gianna Leone; great-granddaughter, Emily Robillard; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brothers, Richard and John Wilson, and sister-in-law, Joan Wilson.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, 11 a.m., at Prospect United Methodist Church, 99 Summer St., Bristol. Burial will follow in Peacedale Cemetery, Bristol. The family will receive family and friends at Funk Funeral Home, 35 Bellevue Ave, Bristol, on Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2016 between 6 and 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, make donations to Bristol Adult Resource Center (BARC), 195 Maltby St., P.O. Box 726, Bristol, CT 06011.

Visit Mary’s memorial website at

Posted in The Bristol Press, on Tuesday, 8 August 2017 12:52. Updated: Tuesday, 8 August 2017 12:55.