Salem, N.H. — Thelma J. (Carnevale) Wilder of Salem, N.H., died Wednesday, March 20 at Merrimack Valley Hospice House in Haverhill.
Thelma was born and educated in Lawrence, the daughter of the late, Carmela (Traverso) and Vito Carnevale. She worked at Western Electric in North Andover for many years. Thelma enjoyed reading and gardening. She was a very kind and loving woman and will be greatly missed by those that knew her.
Thelma was predeceased by her husband, Cleo; her son, Patrick; and her siblings, Michael, William, Joseph, Elinor, Louise, Rose, Esther and Lena. She is survived by her son, David Wilder and his wife, Deborah of Raymond, N.H.; her daughter, Kathy Wilder of Lawrence; her brother, Frederick Carnevale of Connecticut; her sisters, Mary Persichetti of Methuen, and Rita Rayball of Maryland and several nieces and nephews.
ARRANGEMENTS: A calling hour will be on Friday, March 22 from 10-11 a.m. at Douglas & Johnson Funeral Home, 214 Main St., Salem, N.H. The funeral service will follow at the funeral home at 11 a.m. Burial is in Pine Grove Cemetery. Memorial contributions in Thelma’s memory may be sent to, Dollars for Scholars, PO Box 297, Salem NH 03079. To send a message of condolence to the family, please view the obituary at www.douglasandjohnson.com