Milton John Appleyard

September 29, 1957 - September 10, 2008
Milton John Appleyard

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Milton John Appleyard, 50 of Wilmington, NC formerly of Harrisburg, PA died suddenly September 10, 2008.

Milton was preceded in death by his parents Milton Herbert and Anna Marie Sanberg Appleyard.

He is survived by his wife Lynn O’Connell of Wilmington, NC, sister Lori Hendricks and her husband Herman of Coopersburg, PA and brother Karl Appleyard and wife Cathy of Annville, PA, niece Carrie Long and husband Erik and nephew Erik Appleyard.

A wake party will be held 7:00 PM, Saturday, September 13, 2008 at Milton’s home.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Indian Mobile Mission, P O Box 838, Snowflake, AZ where Milton sponsored a child.

Online condolences may be sent to

Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service, 1535 S 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099

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  • September 15, 2008
    Becky Copenhaver says:
    Lynn, Your family at CFA continues to keep you close in thought and prayer. Our support will continue as you return to us. With love and concern, Becky

  • September 13, 2008
    Nataliya Brynzey says:
    We just found out about Milt... We can't beleive... We want to offer our condolences to Lynn. We liked Milt very much. He was funny and kind guy. He always tried to support us when we needed the most. We will miss him so much! Nataliya Brynzey and Shoval Adi tenents from 326 ne 46th st., Oak Island

  • September 12, 2008
    Sid Feldman says:
    I wanted to offer my condolences to Lynn for the passing of Milt. I will always have great memories of visiting Milt and Lynn each year, spending time in Wilmington and Oak Island with them. I consider Milt and Lynn as very good friends and will miss seeing and talking to him.

  • September 13, 2008
    john and gloria pritsch says:
    Dear Carl and Lori, and the family of "moo", as we remember him. He was a young boy when we knew him. A dear, dear, boy. I remember how much he enjoyed cookies I would send over, and how much we missed Moo, and the family when you all moved on with your lives. How terribly saddened we are to learn of Moo's death. Our deepest sympathy to all of you. Love, and concern, Mr.and Mrs. Pritsch

  • September 12, 2008
    Dave Sarkies says:
    Milt was my cousin, referred to by my brother and I as 'Moo' ever since we were kids. Our visits weren't frequent (I haven't seen Milt in 10 years), but I always looked forward to seeing him. He was a good man and fun to be around. I was saddened to hear of his death yesterday. On behalf of the Sandberg, Boyer and Sarkies families of Youngstown, Ohio and Cleveland, Ohio, I would like to extend my condolences to Lynn, Lori and Herman, Karl and Kathy, Carrie, Erik, and Erik. Whatever we called him.... Milt, Miltie or Moo - he'll be missed by us all.