FAIRFIELD, MAINE—Marion “Manya” J. Wilson, of Fairfield, Maine went to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, February 14, 2013, as she passed away peacefully at Maine General Medical Center-Thayer Campus in Waterville, Maine, following a long illness with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). She was born in Bridgewater, Massachusetts on January 11, 1932, the daughter of the late Alexander W. and Marion J. (Nawlicki) Zion. Manya attended school in Bridgewater, Massachusetts. She was employed by Armor Bronze Company in Taunton, Massachusetts for 20 years. In December of 1984, her family moved to Maine. Manya was a very hard working woman with a great work ethic. She was also very charitable, giving to many worthwhile causes. She loved to cook, especially her Polish dishes, and her children will forever remember her wonderful apple pie. Another joy was watching all the wildlife that would gather in her yard. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her step father, Ray Laro; her first husband, Arthur Jones; and her second husband, Robert Wilson. Manya will be sadly missed by her daughters, Sheila Jones of Oakland, Maine and formally of Bridgewater, Massachusetts, and Tammie Wilson Ames and her husband, Brian of Fairfield, Maine; and her two beloved grandchildren, Brandon and Sean Ames. The family would like to thank everyone on two central at Maine General Medical Center-Thayer Campus in Waterville, Maine that cared for Manya during her illness. Visiting hours will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, February 18 at Lawry Brothers Funeral Home, 107 Main St., Fairfield, Maine. A funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, February 19 at Shawmut Chapel, 57 Bray Ave., Shawmut, Maine with Pastor Stephen Donahue officiating. Spring burial will be at St. Francis Cemetery, Waterville, Maine.