Helen N. Wright

First Posted: 3/5/2008


Helen N. Wright, 90, died at 2:47 p.m. March 4, 2008, at her residence.

She was born June 29, 1917, in Allen County to Cloyd L. and Carrie Mack Armstrong, who preceded her in death. On June 16, 1940, she married Don F. Wright, who survives.

Mrs. Wright was a homemaker and had worked at Wrights Foodliner and the City Loan. She was a volunteer at St. Rita's Medical Center for 38 years.

Survivors also include three sons, Dr. William (Cathy) Wright, of New Carlisle, Dr. Steven (Lisa) Wright, of Beloit, Wis., and Dr. David (Lisbeth) Wright, of Arlington, Mass; a sister, Coyita Negelspach, of Mesa, Ariz.; and four grandchildren, Amanda Wright, Rebecca Wright, Susannah Wright and Kirsten Gronlund.

She was preceded in death by an infant son.

Services will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at Chiles-Laman Funeral Homes, Shawnee Chapel. The Rev. Susan Reichenberg will officiate. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Market Street Presbyterian Church.

Condolences may be expressed at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.

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