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Evelyn Wright


Evelyn Wright, 82 of Howardville Rd., Pierrepont, died Friday morning, Jan.17th, 2014 at the Canton-Potsdam Hospital after being stricken at her home. Family and friends are invited to call Thursday, Jan. 23rd, 2014 from 10:00 am until the time of the service at the Garner Funeral Home in Potsdam.

A memorial service will be held at 12 noon at the funeral home. Interment will be in the spring at the Brick Chapel Cemetery in Canton. Evelyn was born Feb. 11th, 1931 in Morristown NY, to Elgin and Pearl Greene. She married Raymond Wright in 1949 in Syracuse NY. Raymond passed away in 1979. Together they had 11 children. Evelyn is survived by all of her 11 children, Sheila (Jerry Blanchard) of Myrtle Beach, Sharon (Kerry Tom) of San Diego, David (Jenary) of Potsdam, Charles of Myrtle Beach, Shelley (Nelson Doremus) of Pennsburg, Pa., Ray of Garlan, Texas, Joe (Shari) of Malone, Sherrie of Gouverneur, Dennis (Debbie) of Pierrepont, Shelene Wright (Brian) of Pierrepont, and Larry of Pierrepont. She is also survived by 25 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.

Also surviving are her 4 sisters, Anna Bertilini, Agnes Wait, June Gulisano and Sally Krizo and many nieces and nephews. Along with her husband she was predeceased by 2 brothers, Gerald and Robert Greene and 1 great grandchild. After raising her 11 children, Evelyn worked in the food service at SUNY Potsdam retiring in 2001. She will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all who knew her.

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