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Gwendolyn J. Wright

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HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. -- Gwendolyn J. Wright, 75, died Sunday, Oct. 5, 2003, at the Kingston Hospital in Kingston. She lived on Route 22 in Hoosick Falls with her husband, Gilbert E. Wright.

She was born June 21, 1928 in Cambridge, daughter of the late Charles and Josephine (Brown) Johnson. She was educated at the Greenwich High School in Greenwich. Gwendolyn was employed for 30 years at the Commission of Economic Opportunity as a community service director, retiring in 1998. She was a member of the North Hoosick Fire company auxiliary, Hoosick Falls Elk Lodge ladies’ auxiliary, Hoosick Falls Health Center Auxiliary, the Rural Council on Health and Human Service and the Hoosick Historical Society.

Survivors include her husband, Gilbert; four sons, Stephen C. Wright and his wife, Michelle, of Greenwich, Daniel G. Wright and his wife, Mary Ellen, of North Hoosick, Timothy G. Wright and his wife, Patricia, of Buskirk, and Mark J. Wright and his wife, Sharon, of North Hoosick; also survived by eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren as well as several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a sister, Gladys Johnson Nicholls.

Relatives and friends may call at the Mahar Funeral Home, 43 Main St. in Hoosick Falls on Tuesday, Oct. 7 from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made either to the North Hoosick Fire Department or the Hoosick Falls Health Center Foundation.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Oct. 8 at 10:15 a.m. from the Mahar Funeral Home. A mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11 a.m. from the Immaculate Conception Church in Hoosick Falls. Burial will follow at the Easton Rural Cemetery in Easton.
Published in Bennington Banner on Oct. 6, 2003
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