Obituary: Sister Stephanie Wilson, O.S.U., sister of Darien residents, teacher
Sister Stephanie Wilson, (Janet), died peacefully at Andrus on Hudson, Hastings on Hudson on March 29, 2017. Born in the Bronx, New York, Sister Stephanie was the youngest child of Mary and John Wilson. She received her early education in the Bronx, and graduated from Sacred Heart Academy in Stamford, CT. Stephanie received her BA from the College of New Rochelle, an MA from Catholic University and an MBA from Iona.
During her 60 years as an Ursuline Sister, Stephanie served in many capacities as well as many places. She taught in the Bronx, New Rochelle, Bethesda, MD. and Wilmington, DE. She was the Provincial Treasurer for the Eastern Province, Director of Deferred Giving for Catholic Relief Services, Financial Vice President and Payroll Accountant for Bethlehem University, Business Manager and CFO for Sacred Heart Village, Wilmington and in various positions for the Ministry of Caring in Wilmington. In addition, Sister Stephanie served in Rome, Italy, Bethlehem, Israel and Santa Rosa, CA. Stephanie was a member of several Boards including, College of New Rochelle, Ursuline School, Academy of Mount St. Ursula, Ursuline Academy, Wilmington, the Leviticus Fund and the Conference of Religious Treasurers, Region II.
Sister Stephanie is survived by her nieces, Mary Moore and Janet Lucas of Darien, Lisa Aulet of Belmont, MA and her nephew, Carey Tharpe of New Haven. She is predeceased by her parents, Mary and John Wilson, her brother, John, and his wife Elizabeth Wilson, their son, John and her sister, Jean and husband, Ted Tharpe.