Our beloved, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, Pauline Wilson, 87, went to be with the Lord on Friday, April 23, 2021.
Pauline was born and raised in the town of Micco, FL. Her parents were European immigrants. Shortly after graduation from Melbourne High School, she married the love of her life Dick Wilson. She was widowed after 57 happy years of marriage. Pauline and Dick raised three children and she lived to see her ten grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. Pauline’s family was the most important thing in her life.
Pauline was a devout Christian and was a charter member of Emmanuel Methodist Church, where she and Dick were actively involved in many ministries. They were also involved in many other activities that served the community, including Meals on Wheels, Civitan, and Scouting.
Avid travelers, Pauline and Dick visited every state and 34 countries. They especially enjoyed cruises. In earlier years, they also enjoyed skiing and square dancing.
Cooking, sewing, flower arranging, puzzles, crafts, and shopping were some of Pauline’s many interests.
Pauline is predeceased by her husband Dick, daughter Debbie, and brother Ernest. She is survived by 2 children, Dr. Richard (Regina) Wilson and Dori Cowart; son in law Jack Saults; 10 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; and many beloved friends.
Calling hours will be held on Friday, May 7 from 5-7pm at Brownlie Maxwell Funeral Home. Services will be held at Brownlie Maxwell Funeral Home on Saturday, May 8. Brownlie Maxwell Funeral Home in Melbourne is serving the family, 321-723-2345.