Carolyn Velma Wright
Carolyn Velma Wright, (Erwin), 92, of Fredonia, N.Y., passed away Friday, Feb. 1, 2013. She was born in Cherry Creek, N.Y. on Sept. 28, 1920, the daughter of Floyd and Ester Erwin.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Thomas J. Wright Jr., whom she married in March of 1941. Besides her husband and parents, Carolyn was preceded in death by two brothers: Gerald and Richard Erwin.
Carolyn retired from Fredonia Central School after many years of service. In her younger years, Carolyn loved camping with her family and friends. She was an avid pinochle player and enjoyed her card club, “The Flexible Five,” for many years. She loved chocolate and baking cookies with her granddaughters, assuring they were decorated just right!
She is survived by two sons: Chester (Patricia) Wright of Newport News, Va., and James (Paulette) Wright of Fredonia, N.Y.; and grandchildren: Kathleen (Del) Hundley of Newport News, Va., Brenda (Chad) Brant of Hagerstown, Md., James (Debra) Wright of Westfield, N.Y., Stacy (Ralph) Wright-Greenberg of Margaretville, N.Y., Shannon (Kevin) Wright-Gross of Newport News, Va., and Chester Wright II (Crystal) of Richmond, Va. She is also survived by great-grandchildren: Ashleigh, Dominic, Chester III, Caiden, Karlie, Jamie, Jada, Nicholas and Addison.
Flowers gratefully declined. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.
Family and friends may call Monday 4-7 p.m. at the LARSON-TIMKO, 20 Central Ave., (679-9000) where funeral services will be held Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.
Private interment will be in the Willowbrooke Park Cemetery. Online condolences may be made at larsontimkofuneralhome.com. Arrangements by David J. Dengler.