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Percy S. Wilson, 92, a retired farmer and highway foreman, died Wednesday (Feb. 14, 2001) in Oakwood Health Care Center, Amherst, after a brief illness.

Born in Brooklyn, Wilson worked for what was then U.S. Rubber in Wallingford, Conn., for 25 years. The former foreman for the Connecticut Highway Department also had owned and operated a farm in Warren, Conn.

He had lived in the Buffalo area since 1997.

A gardener, especially of prize dahlias, he had been a member of the Dahlia Society in Warren and of the Connecticut Historical Society.

Wilson also enjoyed carpentry and woodworking.

His wife, the former Enea Zoccano, died in 1995.

Survivors include a son, David P. of East Amherst; a sister, Ann Slate of Torrington, Conn.; and two grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered in the spring in St. Bridget Catholic Church, Cornwall Bridge, Conn. Spring burial will be in Warren Cemetery, Warren, Conn.


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