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Monday, 08 March 2021 16:54

Amy Howard Wilson

Amy Howard Wilson, 65, of Petersburg, VA; formerly of South River, NJ; passed away peacefully on February 28, 2021. She was born in Detroit, Michigan on May 28,1955 to John and Dolores Howard. The family moved to NJ in 1966. Amy graduated from St. Mary’s High School in South Amboy, class of 1973. Amy attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and PACE University in NYC. She worked at Sotheby’s NYC and AT&T in Bridgewater. Amy voiced the character of Nova on the Star Blazers Animé series and had quite a fan following. She enjoyed attending Animé conventions, speaking on panels and connecting with fans of the show. Amy had a very big heart and a generous spirit. She loved people and would start up a friendly conversation with anyone. She was predeceased by her parents, John and Dolores Howard, and her brother, Larry Howard. She is survived by her husband, David, her sisters, Kathy Hogya and Phyllis Donlon, her brother-in-law, Ed Donlon, sister-in-law, Anne McClaren, her nieces and nephews, Lisa Hogya, Cheryl Males (Jon), Eddie Donlon, Hannah Donlon, Matthew Donlon, Abigail Donlon, and grand nephew, Manny Males. Services will be private. Donations can be made to ASPCA.
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  • Comment Link Kenny Hodgins Monday, 05 April 2021 18:07 posted by Kenny Hodgins

    I remember meeting Amy at AMA 2017. She was such a nice lady and she actually got me even bigger into Star Blazers then I already was. She will be missed.

  • Comment Link Tiffany Grant Sunday, 14 March 2021 13:04 posted by Tiffany Grant

    Dave, I was heartbroken to hear about Amy’s passing. She was a loving woman with a warm smile, a gentle spirit and a kind heart. I am all the better for having known her. My thoughts are with you and her family. She will be sorely missed. I’m grateful to have been able to call her a friend.


  • Comment Link Joey Villarreal Saturday, 13 March 2021 17:38 posted by Joey Villarreal

    Thank you for sharing your amazing talent with the world. You were part of my childhood. Starblazers was one of my favorite shows and I remember rushing home after school everyday to watch it. May you rest in everlasting peace.

  • Comment Link Lisle Wilkerson Saturday, 13 March 2021 00:56 posted by Lisle Wilkerson

    Amy, I shall miss that beautiful smile and infectious laugh! I always loved working with you and seeing you at the various anime conventions. You were such a joy to be around, and I am sending lots and lots of love your way, my fabulous friend!! xoxo Lisle Wilkerson

  • Comment Link Marie Henderson Goggans Friday, 12 March 2021 21:06 posted by Marie Henderson Goggans

    Amy was such a sweet and passionate person and will be greatly missed

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