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Gerald A. Wright

Gerald A. Wright

Tuesday, October 14th, 1930 - Wednesday, March 6th, 2019
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Obituary

Gerald A. Wright, 88, of East Syracuse, passed away Wednesday, March 6. Born October 14, 1930 in Syracuse, he was the son of Arthur and Ada Wright of Eastwood. He graduated from Eastwood High School and served as a Staff Sergeant in the US Air Force during the Korean War. He then spent 32 years at East Syracuse Chevrolet, retiring as Sales Manager in 1995.

Jerry enjoyed vacationing with family on Cape Cod, camping, and playing golf. He was a dedicated fan of Syracuse University sports and the New York Yankees. He had a passion for volunteer service, giving of his time to Clear Path for Veterans, Meals on Wheels, and Eastwood-East Syracuse Kiwanis. Jerry was longtime treasurer of Trinity Episcopal Church, along with serving on many committees. Above all, he was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. Family was always his priority.

Surviving are his wife of 64 years, Priscilla Pearson Wright; sons, Brian (Brenda) of Sewell, NJ and Bruce (Teri) of East Syracuse; grandchildren, Kristen DiCastelnuovo, Thomas, Stephen, Scott and Katherine Wright; great-grandchildren, Lena DiCastelnuovo, Anthony DiCastelnuovo Jr., Luca Manitta; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Friday, March 29 at Trinity Episcopal Church, 106 Chapel St., Fayetteville. A reception will follow the service. Burial will be Saturday, March 30 at White Chapel Memory Gardens, DeWitt.

Contributions may be made to Trinity Episcopal Church - Vision 2020, 106 Chapel St., Fayetteville, NY 13066.
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Service Details

  • Service

    Friday, March 29th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Friday, March 29th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Trinity Episcopal Church
    Address
    106 Chapel Street
    Fayetteville, NY 13066
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  • Interment

    Saturday, March 30th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Saturday, March 30th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    White Chapel Memory Gardens
    Address
    Kinne Road
    DeWitt, NY
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Peter Buck

Posted at 07:56pm
Our hearts are with all of the Wrights during this difficult time, you are all in our prayers. So glad I was lucky enough to have played golf and enjoy time with Jerry. Love always - The Bucks
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The Bucks

Posted at 06:33pm
To the Wright Family, Our prayers, love and thoughts are with you all during this difficult time. Feeling blessed to have known Gerry. All our Love.
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Cyndi Estrada

Posted at 02:56pm
With heartfelt condolences,
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KD

Posted at 12:19pm
My condolences to the family. May God’s promise of a resurrection bring you comfort and hope during this difficult time. John 5:28, 29
 
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Jim Hahn Posted at 10:18am

Always enjoyed talking with Jerry back in the late 70s when I worked at East Syracuse Chevrolet, always had a smile on his face. Jim Hahn
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