Stephen “Steve” Harold Wilder, 64 of Rochester, passed away unexpectedly on December 30, 2020. He was born March 3, 1956 to Jack and Mary (Shepardson) Wilder. He married Barbara Ann Pascucci on September 22, 1990. Steve enjoyed tinkering in the garage, spending time with his friends and family, and soaking up sun at his favorite vacation destination, Cocoa Beach, Florida. Steve could be stubborn and determined at times, but had a generous heart and loved fiercely.
He is survived by his wife Barbara; daughters Jennifer Wilder, Kelli (Will) Outlaw; son Brian (Haley Germano) Wilder; stepson Steve (Stephanie) Ruffino; brothers Mike (Lynn) Wilder and Jack (Mary) Wilder; sister Sue (Bill) Tones; grandchildren Ali and Alaina Ruffino, and Andrew Outlaw; sister-in-law Marge (John) Lynch; brother-in-law Mike (Amy) Pascucci; several nieces, nephews, friends, and his beloved dog Bella. He was preceded in death by his father Jack, mother Mary, and sister-in-law Meri.
Due to the COVID pandemic, services are deferred at this time with a celebration of life to be held at a later date.