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William James “Wilkie” Wilkinson, 82, of Thorndike, Mass., formerly of North Vernon, died at 4:10 p.m. Saturday, March 23, 2013, at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, Mass.
He is survived by daughters, Linda (Jim) Blodgett and Diane (Peter) Langtange, both of North Vernon; a brother, Robert (Linda) Wilkinson of North Vernon; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Helena DeAngelis Wilkinson, and a daughter, Donna Clough.
Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services in North Vernon, with the Rev. Connie Barr officiating. Calling will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Burial will be at Vernon Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made through the funeral home to the donor’s choice of charities.