Jeanette C. (Coote) Wilson


Jeanette Coote Wilson, 75, of Rome, passed away on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at Rome Memorial Hospital. She was born in Sangerfield, NY, on May 12, 1942, the daughter of the late Frederick and Ruth Shoemaker Coote. She was a 1960 graduate of Rome Free Academy. On June 24, 1961, she was united in marriage to Richard R. Wilson. He passed away on February 21, 2007. 

Jeanette was a member of the New York State Covered Bridge Society, enjoyed playing pitch and Yahtzee with family and friends, but spending time with her grandchildren gave her the greatest joy. 

She is survived by: three daughters and two sons-in-law, Ruth Wilson of Rome, Sandy and Joe Gallagher of Rome, and Judy and Rob Pawlikowski of Rome; a sister and brother-in-law, Margaret and Leonard Skibitski of Rome; a brother, George Coote of Rome; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Alan and Sharon Wilson of Delanson, NY; five cherished grandchildren, Robert (Meghan), Randy, Caitlyn, Todd, and Jessica; and several nieces and nephews she was very fond of. 

Funeral services will be held on Sunday at 5:00 p.m. at Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, Inc., 418 N. George St., Rome. Interment will take place in Rome Cemetery. Family and friends are invited to call at the funeral home on Sunday prior to the service from 2-5:00 p.m. 

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