Raymertown - Wanda Mary (Wrona) Finlayson, age 82, of Raymertown, NY, passed away peacefully on December 14, 2022. Born in Warren, MA, on July 9, 1940, Wanda was the youngest child of Stanley and Mary Wrona. For over 59 years, she was the loving wife of David Frank Finlayson, who survives.
After graduating from Warren High School as Valedictorian in 1958, Wanda worked as a secretary for Mass Mutual Insurance Company in Springfield, MA. Wanda and David married and moved to Colonial Beach, VA, and then Troy, NY, before settling in Raymertown to raise their three sons.
Wanda was an avid reader, but dedicated herself first and foremost to her family. A beautiful woman, she was a kindhearted mother and wife, who selflessly demonstrated grace and compassion in all she achieved. Making sure each individual person is loved was continuously expressed and explicitly stated to everyone, even with her final words.
In addition to her husband, David, Wanda is survived by her three sons, David (Susan), Ted, and Eric (Kathleen), four grandchildren, Kyla, Ella, Megan, and Ian, as well as her many nephews and nieces. She will be forever missed by all.
Wanda was also an avid animal lover, caring for her cats and participating in animal charity. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you donate to the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society, 3 Oakland Avenue, Menands, NY 12203 in memory of Wanda M. Finlayson. A memorial service will be held at 4:15 p.m. at the Howard B. Tate & Son Funeral Home Inc., 2237 New York Route 7, Raymertown, NY, on Wednesday, December 28, 2022. Relatives and friends are invited and may call at the funeral home from 2:00-4:00 p.m.