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Daily Press
January 2, 1989

FLORA T. WILDNER

NEWPORT NEWS – Flora T. Wildner, 89, died Sunday, Jan. 1, in Riverside Regional Medical Center.

She was born in Holyoke, Mass., and had been a Peninsula resident for 53 years.

She was a member of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church.

She is survived by one son, Dr. Edwin Lincoln Wildner Jr. of Arlington.

Arrangements are incomplete. Peninsula Funeral Home is in charge.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home and at other times at 2 Little Bluff Road, Merry Point, Newport News.

The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to the Music-Organ Fund of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church or to a favorite charity.

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Daily Press
January 3, 1989

FLORA T. WILDNER

NEWPORT NEWS – Flora T. Wildner, 89, died Sunday, Jan. 1, in Riverside Regional Medical Center.

She was born in Holyoke, Mass., and had been a Peninsula resident for 53 years.

She was a member of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church and served on the Altar Guild for 30 years.

She is survived by one son, Dr. Edwin Lincoln Wildner Jr. of Arlington.

She was a graduate of Haverhill Academy and the Holyoke City Hospital School of Nursing. She was past president of the Women’s Club of Hilton Village, the Peninsula President’s Council of Women’s Clubs, the Women’s League for Better Government of Newport News, the Community Concert Association of the Virginia Peninsula, the Peninsula Mental Health Association and the Newport News Democratic Women’s Group.

Mrs. Wildner was founder and adviser to the Golden Age Club of Warwick. She was also the recording secretary of the Virginia Mental Health Association. She served on the Board of Directors of the Young Women’s Christian Association, the Women’s Auxiliary of St. Andrews Episcopal Church, the Community Theatre of the Virginia Peninsula, the Traveler’s Aid Society, the Peninsula Council on Alcoholism, the Peninsula Symphony Orchestra, the Peninsula Choral Society and the PTAs of Hilton Elementary and Newport News High schools. She was a member of the Peninsula Arts Associataion League and the Choate Preparatory School Mothers Association.

Mrs. Wildner was named Peninsula Woman of the Year for 1954-1955, and was one of 16 senior citizens recognized by the Newport News Bicentennial Committee in 1976 for outstanding service to the community.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at Peninsula Funeral Home and at other times at 2 Little Bluff Road, Merry Point, Newport News.

A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at St. Andrews Episcopal Church by the Revs. Douglas G. Burgoyne and Peter Edwards-Jenks. Burial will be in Peninsula Memorial Park.

The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to the Music-Organ Fund of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church or to a favorite charity.

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