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Carole Wilson, 66

ORRVILLE — Carole Wilson, age 66, of Orrville, died Sunday, August 6, 2023, at Ohio State University James Cancer Center in Columbus, following a short period of declining health.
Carole was born on July 3, 1957, in Orrville, Ohio, to the late Samuel and Mary (Codiano) Dalessandro, attended Orrville High School, and married Charlie Wilson on November 16, 1974, in Orrville.
She work as an assembler for Rexroth in Wooster for 12 years, retiring in January 1, 2023.
Carole loved spending time with her family and following family events, especially her grandchildren’s.
Surviving are her husband, Charlie Wilson; three daughters, Sammi Jo (Burl) Pumphrey, DeeAnna (Anthony) Smith and Nicole (Brian) Adkins, all of Orrville;  nine grandchildren, Burl Jr. and Dustin Pumphrey, Emilee, Austin, and Piper Smith, and Corey (Amber), Wyatt, Hunter and Sophia Adkins; two great grandchildren, Natalie and Ellie Adkins; two brothers, Mark (Karla) Dalessandro and Bill (Sandra) Dalessandro, both of Orrville; sister-in-law, Judith Ann Dalessandro of Wooster; two brothers-in-law, Gib (Carol) and Gun (Phyllis) Wilson, both of WV; extended family, Wayne and Gladys Johnson and their 3 children; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Timothy G. Dalessandro; and a niece, Dawn Zerrer.
Graveside services will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, August 11, 2023, at Crown Hill Cemetery in Orrville, with Pastor Michael May officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The James Fund for Life, 14 E. 15th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43201,
Auble Funeral Home in Orrville is handling the arrangements. Online registry and expressions of condolence may be made at

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  1. Joni on August 8, 2023 at 10:39 am

    My most sincere thoughts and prayers to you Charlie and Family. Carole was a very good friend for many years. She was a Very Special person. Love and prayers to you.

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