Gene E. Wright

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    - Jodie Wright
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WASHINGTON - Gene E. Wright, 77, a former Washington resident who recently resided at the Edgewood Nursing Home in Farmington, Maine, passed away on Monday, May 21, 2018, in Maine. His family was at his bedside.
Born on March 20, 1941, in Barre, he was the son of Elmer and Frances Wright.
After serving in the U.S. Army, he was employed at Rock of Ages for several years. He then took over his son-in-law's (Steve May) landscaping business until he moved to Maine. He then worked at Semi Conductors in South Portland, Maine, until he became ill. Gene was a hard worker.
In his spare time, he loved fishing and hunting and had a great appreciation for his family.
Survivors include his daughters, Cynthia Whitmer, Linda Busque, Laurie Wright, Jodie Wright, Tricia (Wright) Moloney and Tracy Wright; one stepson, Michael Gilman; four sisters, Pat Howe, Barbara Jones, Anna Martin and Brenda; several grandchildren; nieces and nephews; as well as his wife, Anne Wright, of Maine.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his ex-wife, Brenda J. (Orr) Wright; and his stepson, Randall Gilman.
There are no calling hours or services.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Barre Fish and Game Club, Youth Conservation Programs, P.O. Box 130, Barre, VT 05641.
The Hooker and Whitcomb Funeral Home, 7 Academy St., Barre, is assisting his family.
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Published in Times Argus on June 12, 2018