OLEAN - June M. Wright of 959 Ward Lane, passed away Saturday (March 30, 2013) in the Unity Health System Hospital in Greece following an illness.
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June was born May 30, 1929, in Eldred, Pa., and was a daughter of Lloyd and Virginia Letson Leete. On April 15, 1949, in Olean, she married her husband of almost 48 years, Norman E. Wright, who predeceased her Feb. 24, 1997.
June was a 1947 graduate of Olean High School. She worked for Lang's Restaurant for about 10 years. She then went to work for Olean Public Schools first in the cafeteria in the Middle School and then the High School cafeteria, where she retired as the head baker in 1994. June was a member of the South Side Chapel for more than 10 years. She enjoyed quilting and was a member of the quilting club for many years. She also enjoyed flowers, going to church, her dog, and humming birds.
June is survived by two sons, Norman C. Wright of Olean and Greg B. Wright of Olean; two daughters, Deborah J. (Kurt) Ireland of Olean and Laurie A. (Gary) Wright-Perrin of Avon; many grandchildren and great grandchildren; and a sister, Rosie (Bruce) Crandall of Cuba.
Along with her loving husband, June was predeceased by a sister, Louise Warfield.
Friends will be received from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Letro-McIntosh-Spink Funeral Home, Inc., 646 E. State St., Olean, where funeral and committal services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday (April 4, 2013) at 11 am. The Rev. David W. Herne, pastor of the Southside Chapel, will officiate. Burial will be in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Olean.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the South Side Chapel, 647 S. Union St., Olean, New York 14760.
Online condolences may be made at www.LetroMcIntoshSpinkFuneralHome.com.
Published in The Olean Times Herald on Apr. 2, 2013