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Virginia M. Wright

1921 - 2015 WEST BRATTLEBORO, VT Virginia M. Wright, 93, formerly of West Brattleboro, died Saturday, April 4, 2015 at Valley Terrace Assisted Living in White River Jct., VT. She was born June 26, 1921 in West Brattleboro a daughter of Daniel H. and Olive (Millington) Wright. Virginia graduated from Brattleboro High School in 1939 and went to work for John Hancock Insurance Company. During her 42 year career at John Hancock. She lived in Rutland, VT, Evans, Akron and Columbus, OH before settling in Buffalo, NY. After retiring in 1982 Virginia returned to West Brattleboro where she lived until she was flooded out of her home by Tropical Storm Irene. She has resided at Valley Terrace in White River Jct. since. With no children of her own, Virginia, "Aunt Gin", loved to spend time with her nieces and nephews. Known for her bright eyes and quick smile, she enjoyed carving birds from wood, collecting unique rocks, crafting, and knitting. She especially loved playing Scrabble where she would often play the word Aa, which would upset her opponents. Since moving to Valley Terrace, Virginia has been and avid Quiddler player. She was also devoted to holistic and homeopathic medicine, long before it was popular. A sister, June Eddy, and two brothers, John M. Wright and Neal H. Wright, predeceased her. She is survived by 12 nieces and nephews and many grand and great-grandnieces and nephews. SERVICES: A memorial service will be held May 31 at 1 p.m. at the First Congregational Church of West Brattleboro. Internment service will be at the West Brattleboro Cemetery with a celebration reception following at the place of her birth, the Bonnyvale Environmental Education Center on Bonnyvale Road in West Brattleboro. Condolences to Virginia's family in an online guestbook at: www.knightfuneralhomes.com Contributions in her memory may be made to Valley Terrace c/o Catherine Amarante, for Resident Activities, 2820 Christian Street, White River Junction, VT 05001
Published in Brattleboro Reformer on Apr. 10, 2015
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