George Wildes

George Alvin Wildes Jr.

Friday, July 16th, 2021
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George Alvin Wildes, Jr., 82, of Riverdale Road, Westerly, passed away at his home on Friday, July 16, 2021. He was the husband of the late Doris (Browning) Wildes.

Born in Westerly, he was the son of the late George A. “Bucky” Sr. and Margaret Wildes.

George retired from the U.S. Coast Guard as a Commander after 24 years of service. He was a communicant of St. Michael Church who loved the beach and clamming. George was an avid yard sale guy who enjoyed a big bargain, enjoyed playing cards with family and was a Conn. Sun and UCONN Women’s Basketball fan.

He will be dearly missed by his three children, Scott T. Wildes of Pawcatuck, Michael R. Wildes and wife Lynn of Dudley, MA and Margaret T. Fellows of Westerly; two brothers, Kevin Wildes of Westerly and Richard “Dicky” Wildes of Groton, CT; five grandchildren, Emerson, McKenzie, Hayden, Jeremy and Meridan; and great-grandchild Jayce. George was predeceased by his brother Robert Wildes and his sister Judith Groppelli.

Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday from 5-7pm at Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home, 59 Spruce St., Westerly. A Funeral Liturgy will take place at St. Michael Church, 60 Liberty St., Pawcatuck on Wednesday at 10am. Burial with Full Military Honors will follow at St. Michael Cemetery, Pawcatuck. For online condolences please visit
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, July 20th, 2021 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Tuesday, July 20th, 2021 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home
    59 Spruce Street
    WESTERLY, RI 02891
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  • Service

    Wednesday, July 21st, 2021 | 10:00am
    Wednesday, July 21st, 2021 10:00am
    St. Michael the Archangel Church
    PAWCATUCK, CT 06379
  • Interment

    St. Michael Cemetery
    PAWCATUCK, CT 06379
    *Please Note: Committal service will be conducted with Full Military Honors.


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Mike Wildes

Posted at 02:05pm
In lieu of flowers please make a donation in George's name to Beacon Hospice, 1130 Ten Rod Road Suite A203 North Kingstown, RI 02852.

The Wildes Family

Cheryl Malouin Posted at 01:55pm

depest sympathy to all cousin chris wildes and his partner cheryl

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