Jerauld "Jerry" WRIGHT
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WRIGHT, Jerauld "Jerry"
Jerauld ('Jerry') Wright passed away peacefully in his hundredth year, of kidney failure, with family at his side, at the Perley Rideau Veterans' Health Centre in Ottawa, Ontario. He was predeceased by his wife Elma, his only sibling Mary Knox, his older son Ian, and his younger daughter Alison Chenosky. He is survived by his daughter Kirsty/Christine (Louis Tousignant), son Robert, daughters-in-law Odette Wright and Carlita Delion, son-in-law Mark Chenosky, grandchildren Liz and Davey Wright, and Tyler, Meaghan, and Nick Chenosky, and nephews Steven Knox (Carol) and Jeffrey Knox. Son of the late Edgar and Jessie (West) Wright. Friends are invited to visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street (at O'Connor) on Saturday, September 17 from 2 p.m. until the time of the Memorial Service in the Chapel at 3 p.m., with reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to Perley and to Manitoba Follow-Up Study, should anyone wish to make some memorial tribute to the memory of a remarkable man.
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Published in Ottawa Citizen from Sep. 15 to Sep. 16, 2016.
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September 25, 2016
In remembrance of Jerry's awesome contributions to aviation through his ingenious inventions of Air Navigation systems,flight instruments and flight simulators during the time he served with the RCAF.
Mary Oswald, volunteer Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame
September 25, 2016
Dear family of Jerry Wright: Jerry was honoured as one of the original members of Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame, inducted at ceremonies held in Edmonton, AB in 1974. The Hall of Fame is deeply saddened to hear of his passing, and sends sincerest condolences to you all.
Mary Oswald
September 17, 2016
Our mother/mother-in-law, Bettie Hicks, the daughter of Alice Collins McNear and Jerauld's first cousin, always loved the chance to see him on his occasional trips to Ohio. I, Bill, can remember his visits and what a wonderful story teller and man he was. He will be remembered and missed. Our deepest sympathy, Bill and Gretchen Hicks
Bill and Gretchen Hicks
September 16, 2016
Dear Carlita & family,
My husband Jim &I had the privilege of meeting Mr.Wright at your home several years ago.He was such an interesting man with great stories.God bless him.
sharon livingston
September 15, 2016
My children and I offer our condolences to the family on the death of Mr. Wright. He truly lead a remarkable life.
Ronald Daigle
September 15, 2016
Thank you for your service to our country such a long time ago.R.I.P.
Wayne
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