In Loving Memory of Dorothy B. Wilder

August 09, 1922
Baguio, Philippine Islands
March 21, 2018
Mesa, AZ
Funeral Home

Spear-Miller Funeral Home

39 South Benson Road,
Fairfield CT US 06824


Spear-Miller Funeral Home, Wednesday 4-8 p.m.

39 South Benson Road,
CT 06824

April 04, 2018


St. Pius X Church

Mass of Christian Burial

834 Brookside Drive,
CT 06824

Thursday, April 5, 2018 10:30 a.m.


Lawncroft Cemetery

1740 Black Rock Tpke.,
CT 06825

April 05, 2018

Family Gathering


St. Pius X Church Building Fund

834 Brookside Drive,
CT 06824

American Heart Association

5 Brooksidse Drive,
CT 06492

Dorothy B. Wilder

Dorothy B. Wilder, age 95 of Mesa, AZ, formerly of Fairfield, beloved wife of both the late Kenneth W. Brewster, Sr. and Francis M. Wilder, passed away peacefully Wednesday, March 21, 2018. Born in Baguio, Philippine Islands, the daughter of the late Charles and Maribelle Becker, she came to the United States at the age of 14 settling in Bethesda, MD and came to Fairfield with her first husband Kenneth in 1940. She had been a Mesa resident since 1993. Mrs. Wilder retired from General Electric in Bridgeport where she worked in management and supervisory roles on the assembly lines. She was a member of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Bridgeport and St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Sierra Vista, AZ. She enjoyed sewing, knitting and canning fruits and vegetables. Survivors include her beloved daughter, Dorothy B. Schroeder of Bridgeport; eight grandchildren, Scott, Michelle, Kimberly, Kenneth, Amy and Keith Brewster, Eric Kirschenman and Emily Welch; eight great-grandchildren, Julianna, Brian, Lindsey, Allison, Valerie, Cooper, Jordan and Angela. She was predeceased by her daughter, Diane L. Kirschenman, a son, Kenneth W. Brewster, Jr., a grandson, Kenneth Kirschenman and a brother, George Becker. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Pius X Church, Fairfield. Interment will follow in Lawncroft Cemetery. Friends may greet the family Wednesday, April 4th from 4-8 p.m. in the Spear-Miller Funeral Home, 39 South Benson Road, Fairfield. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Pius X Church Building Fund, 834 Brookside Drive, Fairfield, CT 06824 or the American Heart Association, 5 Brookside Drive, Wallingford, CT 06492. For information or to offer an online condolence please visit

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