Jill J. (Friend) Wilson

Born: Sun., Jun. 3, 1945
Died: Thu., Jun. 7, 2018


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Mon., Jun. 11, 2018
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Mon., Jun. 11, 2018
Location: Hart Funeral Home Inc

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Tue., Jun. 12, 2018
Location: Newlonsburg Presbyterian Church


12:30 PM Tue., Jun. 12, 2018
Location: Jefferson Memorial Park

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Jill J. Wilson, 73, of Murrysville passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 7, 2018.  She was born June 3, 1945 in Pittsburgh, daughter of the late Raymond and Eleanor Friend of West Mifflin.  Jill was Curriculum Coordinator and educational Consultant with the Allegheny Intermediate Unit.  She was also a teacher for over ten years where she taught special education and regular education.  Jill published five educational and professional development books that were co-authored with Nell Diehlmann and Renee Myers.  Jill was recognized as a pioneer for mainstreaming special education students into public school education.  She was a member of the Newlonsburg Presbyterian Church, Murrysville where she coordinated the MINTEC Group.  She served as a board member for the Franklin Regional Adult School and was an avid golfer, card player and dancer.   She loved her family, many friends and co-workers that will miss her dearly.  She is survived by her beloved husband of 50 years, G. Denny Wilson of Murrysville; three sons, John (Annie) Wilson of Jefferson Hills, Jeff Wilson of Murrysville, and Drew Wilson of West Mifflin;  a grandson, Eli McGuire and a granddaughter, Cooper Wilson.  Visitation Monday, June 11, 2018 from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at the Hart Funeral Home Inc., Murrysville.  A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday at the Newlonsburg Presbyterian Church, Murrysville with Reverend Marnie Silbert officiating.  Everyone please meet at the church.  Interment will follow in Jefferson Memorial Park, Jefferson Hills.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Murrysville Community Library or Newlonsburg Presbyterian Church, Murrysville in Jill’s name.


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Bernadette Braszo
   Posted Fri June 08, 2018
Jill coordinated many family picnics over the years, always made everyone feel welcome and never did we leave hungry. We will miss her very much. Blessings to Uncle Denny and Jeff, John and family, and Drew and family. Love, Bernadette and Ray Braszo

Gayle Ludwick
   Posted Sat June 09, 2018
You will be missed so much.So many memories.God bless Denny,John,Jeff and

Georgia Kallery Reutzel
   Posted Sat June 09, 2018
Dear Denny and Family,

I was overwhelmed with sadness to hear of Jill's passing. My heartfelt prayers are with you all. I pray that God's Grace and the memory of Jill's beautiful smile and goodness will provide you with strength and comfort during the difficult days and weeks ahead. Heartfelt condolences.

Ron Arnoldi
   Posted Sun June 10, 2018
Condolence to Denny and his family. I will keep Jill and her family in my thoughts and prayers. May she rest in peace.

Jim Garcia Barbo
   Posted Mon June 11, 2018
Denny and family... our sincere condolences and prayers.

Autumn David
   Posted Mon June 11, 2018

GARDEN PATH was sent by MarkWest Sherwood.

   Posted Mon June 11, 2018
Dear Denny, John, Jeff, & Drew my heart and prayers go out to you all at this very sad time. There are no words to express the pain you all have. She was special for sure. My prayers for peace at this time.
Peggy Anne

Dick Marloff
   Posted Wed June 13, 2018
Dear Denny,

So sorry to hear about your wife. My sincere sympathy to you and your family.

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