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William E. Wright

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William "Bill" Evan Wright, 73, of Brunswick, passed away Monday, May 23, 2011, at Southeast Georgia Health System Hospital. Bill was born Feb. 21, 1938, in Flint, Mich. He was a 1966 graduate of Eastern Michigan University with a degree in Business Administration. His professional career started as a United States letter carrier then he moved into retail at Montgomery Wards, Kings Department Stores and Electrolux Vacuum Sales. Bill loved traveling the world, sailing the waters of Cape Cod and was a member of the Cape Old Timers Softball League. Bill is survived by his spouse of 52 years, Caroline (Burkhardt) Wright of Brunswick and Cape Cod, Mass.; three daughters, Christina Myers of Bridgewater, Mass., Theresa Ellis of St. Simons Island, Jill Wright of Brunswick; two sons-in-law, Wayne Myers of Bridgewater, Thomas Ellis of St. Simons Island; three grandchildren, Jennifer Tinkham of Middleboro, Mass., Michael Myers of Bridgewater, Ann Marie Papasodero of Grayson; a sister, Patricia Culhane of Mt. Morris, Mich.; a mother-in-law, Katherine Polonuik of Clio, Mich.; several nieces, nephews and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter William Wright and Elsie Rebecca Sharpe; and a brother-in-law, William Culhane. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Lewy Body Dementia Association at www.lbda.org. A memorial service will be held a later date in Massachusetts. Arrangements have been entrusted to Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home. www.edomillerandsons.com

Published in The Enterprise on June 1, 2011
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