OSWEGO, NY – Marie J. Wright, 83, of Oswego, died Thursday January 8, 2015, in the Niagara Hospice, Lockport, NY, after a short illness.
Mrs. Wright was born in Oswego, the daughter of the late James B. and Dorothea (Hunt) Lynch.
Mrs. Wright was a resident of Oswego until moving to Grand Island to be near her son, daughter-in-law and grandchildren.
Mrs. Wright worked for Oswego County BOCES with the special needs children.
She was a member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, Oswego Bowling League, the Oswego Bridge Club and a communicant of St. Paul’s Church.
Mrs. Wright is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, John and Sandra Wright; her grandchildren, Bennett and LeeAnn Wright, all of Grand Island, NY.
In addition she is survived by her sisters, Dorothea “Jackie” Root and Ann “Nancy” (Jason) Gelarden both of Oswego; and several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Wright was predeceased by her husband, Robert W. Wright, in 1973; their children, William Wright, Robert G. Wright and Mary Wright; her sister, Barbara Scanlon; and brothers, Charles and James Lynch.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday 11 a.m. at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home.
Burial will be in St. Paul’s Cemetery, Oswego.
Calling hours will be Thursday 9 – 11 a.m. prior to the services at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. Fourth St., Oswego.