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Cynthia Marie Wilson

May 13, 1946 January 4, 2018
Cynthia Marie Wilson
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Obituary for Cynthia Marie Wilson

Cynthia Marie (nee Smykla) Wilson died January 4, 2018 at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak. She was 71 years old. Cynthia was born on May 13, 1946 in Detroit to parents, Glendora (nee Wolfe) and Fred Smykla.

Cynthia attended Dominican High School and was a winner of the Miss Macomb County pageant. She went on to graduate from Wayne State University. In her early career she taught for the Utica Community School District, followed by a long successful career in Yellow Pages sales.

In retirement, Cynthia enjoyed sailing, fishing, and speeding around Silver Lake in her Mercury Jet Boat. She was a passionate volunteer tutor for English as a second language. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, a good glass of wine, and her dog Spot. She was deeply loved and will be missed by all.

Cynthia is survived by her husband, Colin “Coke” Wilson and her daughters, Denise (Creighton) Forester and Marcy (James) Weide. She is also survived by her step-daughters, Laurie (Robert) Brenning and Lisa (Tracy) Meyers, her cherished grandchildren, Connor, J.P., Caroline, and Brian Forester, Maxwell, Derek, and Elizabeth Weide, Skyler and Brooke Singer, Allison and Hayley Meyers, and her great-grandson, Cole Singer.


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