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Elaine D. Wilkinson

July 21, 1940 — April 15, 2022

Elaine D. Wilkinson

Cromwell - Elaine D. Wilkinson, 81, passed away on Friday, April 15, 2022, at River Glen Health Care Center.

Mrs. Elaine Doyle Wilkinson was born July 21, 1940, in Waterbury, the daughter of the late John and Christine (McCarthy) Doyle. A longtime Waterbury resident, she attended Crosby High School, and went on to get her Master’s in Social Work at Southern CT. She was employed by the State of Connecticut as a social worker, was a member of the National Association of Social Workers, and received an accommodation from the State of CT for her work as a Guardian Ad Litem. In her spare time, she enjoyed golf, the beach at her Old Saybrook “dream home”, playing Cribbage, her crosswords, Texas Hold ‘em at the Elks, and spending time with her family and friends. She was a member of the B.P.O.E. #265, Lodge of Elks.

Mrs. Wilkinson is survived by her children, Kathy Flaherty; Joseph Wilkinson (Tia Priolo); Michael Wilkinson (Jennifer Dominy); and Robert Wilkinson (Christine); her grandchildren Sarah, Emma and Steven Doyle Flaherty; Madison Wilkinson; Kielan and Lucas Wilkinson; Danny Valdez, Brittany and Molly Wilkinson; Matthew Bouchard, Shane and Ian Wilkinson; a great grandchild, Colton. Also, siblings, Roberta, Thomas, Patrick, Margaret Doyle, and Susan Hazelbaker, and many nieces, a nephew and cousins.

The family would like to extend their utmost thanks to all caregivers, and specifically acknowledge Jackie Cutillo and Lori Capozzi for the love and support they’ve shown.

Arrangements – Visitation will be held on Tuesday April 19, 2022 from 6 to 8 pm at the Alderson-Ford Funeral Home of Waterbury, 496 Chase Ave. The funeral procession will leave the funeral home on Wednesday morning at 9:30 and proceed to the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception for a Mass at 10 am. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family in Old St. Joseph Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to the American Red Cross, 209 Farmington Ave., Farmington, CT 06032, or to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 3 Landmark Square, Suite 330, Stamford, CT 06901-2501.
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Past Services


Tuesday, April 19, 2022

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Alderson-Ford Funeral Homes - Waterbury

496 Chase Ave., Waterbury, CT 06704

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Wednesday, April 20, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Basilica of the Immaculate Conception

74 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT 06702

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