Joseph Wilson, Sr., 81, of East Rutherford for 45 years, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on May 10, 2021. He was a service technician at Verizon for 37 years, retiring in 2001. Joe served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He enjoyed hunting, painting, doing jigsaw puzzles and making his signature homemade lemonade. Beloved husband of Kay (nee Zanca) Wilson. Loving father of Joe Wilson, Jr. and his wife Juliana. Cherished grandfather of Sophia Grace Wilson. Dear brother of James Wilson and the late Robert Wilson and John Wilson. Funeral Service will be held at the Kimak Funeral Home, 425 Broad Street, Carlstadt on Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 11:00 AM. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington. Visitation Wednesday 4-8 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the East Rutherford Emergency Squad, 312 Grove Street, East Rutherford, NJ 07073.
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