Obituary: Alan Scott Wilson

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Alan Scott Wilson

Alan Scott Wilson, 69, beloved husband of Karen A. Michel of Seymour, died peacefully on Jan. 29, 2021, surrounded by his family in the comfort of his home. Born in New Haven on June 27, 1951, he was the son of the late Louis and Enid Burz Wilson.

Mr. Wilson was raised in Ansonia and was a graduate of Ansonia High School. He was a proud U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War, as well as a member of the David S. Miles Post, American Legion, Oxford. Mr. Wilson worked as a tractor trailer driver for the RiteWay Express Co., as well as other trucking companies, and prior to his illness, drove for Estes Expresslines for 13 years. He loved camping and, for 20 years, maintained a seasonal campsite at the Lone Oak Campground of East Canaan.

Together with his wife, Karen, they enjoyed many memorable cruises, Caribbean trips and visits to Central and South America. They celebrated their love for each other and for the Caribbean by getting married in Jamaica in 2000. Mr. Wilson played softball in area leagues and was a lifelong fan of Major League Baseball, especially the rivalry between the Yankees and Red Sox.

In addition to his wife of 20 years, he is survived by a brother, Drew Wilson and his wife, Bonnie, of Texas; and a dear sister-in-law, Linda Michel of Naugatuck; as well as many cousins and friends.

A memorial Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021, at 4 p.m. in Sts. Peter and Paul Church, 105 Clifton Ave., Ansonia. Please be advised that all protocol, screening and social restrictions of the COVID-19 pandemic will be exercised. Springtime interment with military honors will take place in Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery, Derby. A celebration of Alan’s life will be announced at a later date. The Wakelee Memorial Funeral Home, 167 Wakelee Ave., Ansonia is in care of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Sts. Peter and Paul Church or to CT Hospice, 100 Double Beach Road, Branford, CT 06405.

Online condolences may be made at www.wakleememorial.com.