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Sally A. Wilson, 91, operated jewelry business downtown
Oct. 22, 1916 -- Nov. 13, 2007

Sally A. Wilson of Cheektowaga, who worked with her husband in a jewelry-making business, died Tuesday in Millard Fillmore Hospital. She was 91.

Born Sally Sikora in Buffalo, she was a graduate of Kensington High School and married Peter Wilson, a jeweler, in 1936.

After their daughter entered school, Mrs. Wilson learned jewelry making from her husband, working primarily as an engraver and a stringer of precious metal beads for necklaces.
Peter Wilson Co. had offices on Court Street in downtown Buffalo for 40 years. After her husband's death in 1983, she continued to operate the business in the Convention Towers until 2001.

She was a longtime member of St. Aloysius Gonzaga Catholic Church and its Altar and Rosary Society. She also was a Girl Scout troop leader for 50 years.

Surviving is a daughter, Beverly Roe.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 9:30 a.m. Saturday in St. Aloysius Gonzaga Church, 157 Cleveland Drive, Cheektowaga.


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