Michael M. Wright, 86

JULY 16, 1925-FEB. 11, 2012

February 13, 2012
  • Michael M. Wright
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Michael Morgan Wright, 86, of Hagerstown, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ surrounded by his loving wife and family on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown.

Born July 16, 1925, in Baltimore, Md., he was the son of the late Oliver Lee Sr. and Rosa May (Morgan) Wright.

Mr. Wright retired in 1980 from Londontowne Manufacturing, where he was plant manager. He then went on to start the Wright Insurance Agency.

He was a member of Paramount Baptist Church and past president of the Boonsboro Lions Club. He was director of Swimming Instructors Camp and was swimming instructor for the Red Cross for 30 years and the 4-H Camp of Harford County.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 31 years, Bonnie M. (Beard) Wright; four children, Clifford P. Wright and wife, Ann, of Boonsboro, Gary L. Wright and wife, Sue, of Hagerstown, Barbara D. Macri and husband, John, of Nanjemoy, Md., and Ricky E. Shank and wife, Jacquelene, of Hagerstown; one brother, Winter W. Wright of Hanover, Pa.; 10 grandchildren, Michelle, Teresa, Leigh, Andrea, Joseph, Zachary, Jonathan, Jake, Emily and Anthony; six great-grandchildren; and also will be sadly missed by his dog, Beau.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Oliver L. Wright Jr.; and one sister, Rosella M. Wright.

A celebration of his life will be held Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, at 11 a.m. at Paramount Baptist Church, Hagerstown, with the Rev. Larry Rickard officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Michael’s name to Paramount Baptist Church, 13234 Marsh Pike, Hagerstown, MD 21742-2598.

Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, Hagerstown, is in charge of the arrangements.

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