Red Hook - Marie Wright, 80, a longtime resident of Red Hook passed away peacefully at Kingston Hospital on October 14, 2016.
Born on July 11, 1936 in Yonkers, New York she was the daughter of the late Charles and Estelle (Poli) Brennan. Her loving husband, Robert Wright, predeceased her on March 13, 2011.
Marie was a communicant of St. Christopher's Church. For many years, she took pride and joy working at Red Hook High School. She was a caring and selfless mother who found joy with her family, community and faith. She supported her children by attending their different sporting events throughout the years. Her convictions and strength brought her comfort during her long battle with cancer. She will be missed by many.
Marie is survived by her children; Linda (Corby) Smith, David (Patty) Wright, Charles (Kirsten) Wright, Amy Wright, Diane (Craig) Zduniak, Jean (Steve) Alston, Joan Cascone, Russell (Sarah) Wright, Mary (Frank) Valentino and her grandchildren; Rory, Lisa, Amanda, David, Kyle, Malia, Brenna, Caleb, Cameron, Matthew, Allison, Jason, Madison, Mason, Maddox, Maura, Jacob and Laila. She was predeceased by her grandson, Randal.
The family would like to thank Dr. Paul Donovan and Mary for their dedication, and his office staff for their excellent care throughout the years.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 from 4 to 7 pm at Burnett & White Funeral Homes.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 11 am at St. Christopher's Church, Red Hook. Interment will be in St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery, Red Hook.
Memorial donations may be made in Marie's memory to the St. Christopher's Church, 7411 S. Broadway, Red Hook, NY 12571
Arrangements are under the direction of Burnett & White Funeral Homes 7461 S. Broadway, Red Hook, NY.
For directions, or to sign the online guest book, please visit www.Burnett-White.com
Published by Poughkeepsie Journal from Oct. 16 to Oct. 18, 2016.