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“Mary or Grandma Mary, as Benny called her, was so kind to both of us. We are heartbroken by your loss-prayers, hugs and love to all of you! ”
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Mary Celeste (McAndrews) Wilson, 73 of Dixon, passed away on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at OSF St. Anthony Medical Center in Rockford, after an extended battle with illness.

Mary Celeste was born on November 6, 1944 in Dixon, the daughter of the late Harold P. and Catherine (Miller) McAndrews. Mary Celeste graduated from Sauk Valley Community College with a degree in Nursing. She spent 20 years working at the Jack Mabley Developmental Center in Dixon until her retirement in 2006. Mary Celeste married Gary E. Wilson on November 13, 1982. They had 36 wonderful years together with many cherished memories. They raised five children together.

Mary Celeste enjoyed spending time with her husband, children and grandchildren. She enjoyed being outside and her favorite activity was spending time in antique or thrift stores searching for the next valuable treasure.

Survivors include her devoted husband, Gary; her children, Danny (Dee) Floto, Tiffany (Scott) Bailey, Matthew (Eva) Floto, Jennifer (Jeff) Gunnon and Mike Wilson; one sister, Joan Newcomer; two brothers, Thomas McAndrews and Michael John. She cherished her ten grandchildren, Kyle, Rustin, Kasey, Brooke, Aspen, Johnny, Beau, Josh, Emily and JD and three great-grandchildren, Jameson, River and Lilly-B.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Harold (Honey) Paul McAndrews and Patrick James McAndrews.