Tonia Wilson
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Obituary of Tonia J. Wilson

Steuben -  Tonia J. Wilson, 44, wife of Clifford, passed away with her loving family by her side on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at SUNY  Upstate Medical University, following a courageous battle with cancer. 


Tonia was born on April 9, 1975 in Utica, a daughter of Robert and Eve Zurek Chrystie.  She grew up in Utica, attending Proctor High School.  In the Fall of 1999, Tonia met the love of her life, Clifford W. Wilson.  Together the couple settled in the Town of Steuben, where they raised their two sons Michael and Matthew. 


Tonia was a devoted wife and mother, and the wellbeing of her family was her number one priority.  Instilling proper values and raising her boys into the fine young men they are becoming was very important to Tonia.  Her family has many happy memories of the summer trips taken together and the time spent with cherished loved ones.


Tonia is survived by her husband Cliff, her two sons: Michael A. Wilson and Matthew R. Wilson, both at home, her parents: Robert Chrystie and Eve Zurek, both of Utica, her father and mother-in-law: Harry (Sue) Wilson, Steuben,  siblings:  Ron Zurek, Tina (Peter) Domiano, Kristine, Faye, Diane, Sandra, Robert and Timothy Chrystie,  her brother-in-law: Robert (Heather) Wilson and their son R.J., several cousins, nieces and nephews including: Deondra Moore and Marrissa Chrystie whom she had a special relationship with, along with many cherished friends.


Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019 at 12:00 Noon at the Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. 143 Schuyler St. Boonville.  Interment will follow in Steuben Cemetery, Town of Steuben.   Calling hours will be held on Thursday from 10am until the time of the service.  Memorial contributions may be directed to her family to establish educational funds for her children. 


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