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Michael Wright

November 30, 1951 June 15, 2019
Michael Wright
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Obituary for Michael Wright

Michael Wright was born November 30, 1951 in Raleigh, NC to Doll and David Wright. Michael departed this life on June 15, 2019 at Summit Ridge Nursing Home in West Orange, New Jersey.

Michael’s family moved to Newark, NJ in 1963. Michael graduated from Plainfield High School. He was employed at Planned Building Service in Fairfield, NJ for 20 years.

Amongst Michael’s favorite pastimes, he enjoyed music, fishing, painting, yard work, repairing things around the house, and helping out others. His all time favorite things were watching westerns and spending time with family.

Michael leaves to cherish his memory: seven daughters, Mysheika Hines of Rocky Mount, NC, Hissona and Maxine Davis, Makeda Evans all of Newark, NJ, Karen, Shelia Asiedu and Khalilah Wilson of East Orange, NJ; four sisters, Lillie Merritt of Newark, NJ, Joanella Clinding of Raleigh, NC, Lumichel Wright of Plainfield, NJ and Vicki Wright of Garner, NC; six brothers, Herman Wright of Garner, NC, Derek Wright of Orlando, FL, Frank, Anthony and Hollis Wright all of Newark, NJ; 27 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Michael was preceded in death by: his parents, Doll and David Wright; brothers, Mitchell and David Wright; sisters, Leonia and Gwendoline Wight; his wife, Thelma Davis; and longtime companion, Brenda Wilson.

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Visitation

Monday

24

Jun

11:00 AM 6/24/2019 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 6/24/2019 12:00:00 PM
Perry Funeral Home

34 Mercer St.
Newark, NJ 07103

Perry Funeral Home
34 Mercer St. Newark 07103 NJ
United States

Funeral Service

Monday

24

Jun

12:00 PM 6/24/2019 12:00:00 PM
Perry Funeral Home

34 Mercer St.
Newark, NJ 07103

Perry Funeral Home
34 Mercer St. Newark 07103 NJ
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Evergreen Cemetery Final Resting Place

1137 North Broad Street
Hillside, NJ .

1137 North Broad Street Hillside . NJ
United States
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