ROBERT J. WRIGHT SR., 81, OF DOUGLASSVILLE Robert J. Wright Sr., 81, of Douglassville, PA, husband of 61 years to June A. (Schaeffer) Wright, died Sunday at the Reading Hospital & Medical Center. Born in Pottstown he was a son of the late George and Myrtle (Garber) Wright and he was raised on Grosstown Road, in Stowe.. Mr. Wright was a graduate of Pottsgrove High School, class of 1951. He was employed by the former Firestone Tire & Rubber Co. as a tire builder. Mr. Wright was a member of Saint Peters Lutheran Church, Pottstown; the Monarch Fire Co.; and he was a life member of the Berks County Firemans Assoc. He loved to go on trips with the Stowe Friends Club. Surviving in addition to his wife are three sons, Robert J. Jr. and his wife Darlene, Reading; Daniel L. and his wife Carla, Green Lane; Glen A. of Douglassville; two brothers G. Edward, and his wife Patricia, Augusta, ME; Gerald and his wife Barbara, Birdsboro, one sister Nancy widow of Charles Forster, Bloomingdale, OH; two grandsons Nicholas and Todd Wright. He was predeceased by one sister Ethel Strock. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 22, 2014 at the Schumacher & Benner Funeral Home & Crematory, 359 King St. Pottstown. Officiating will be Reverend John Smolik. Burial will be in Saint Pauls Cemetery, Amityville. There will be a viewing from 7 until 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at the funeral home. Contributions may be made in his memory to the American
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