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MaryAnn WrightMaryAnn Wright, 96, of Kittanning, PA, passed away Monday, July 16, 2018, at her home surrounded by her family.
She was born June 21, 1922, in Painterstown, Ford Cliff, PA, to Charles R. and Mary E. (Hill) Schrecengost.
MaryAnn lived in Kittanning Township for most of her life and was a member of United Rockville Lutheran Church. She loved taking care of her family and was a wonderful baker who was especially talented at making bread. MaryAnn belonged to the Kittanning Township Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. She also enjoyed quilting and caring for her chickens.
Her memory will be cherished by her sons, Earl Wright and wife, Connie, of Ford City, and Martin Wright, of Parker; daughters, Pauline Jones, of New Bethlehem, and Tillie Schall, of Kittanning; 14 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and brother, Reed E. Schrecengost, of King George, VA.
MaryAnn was preceded in death by her parents; loving husband, Arthur J. Wright, whom she married April 5, 1941 and who died December 9, 2006; great-grandchildren, Levi Mohney and Sidney Hopper; brothers, Ralph E., Lloyd B., Ellsworth R., Murdis E., Haven C. and Owen E. Schrecengost; sisters, Permilda E. Miller, Sara M. Baker, Garnet L. Schrecengost, and Jean Meyer; son-in-law, Edwin Jones; and daughter-in-law, Judy Wright.
The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 7-9 PM on Thursday, July 19, 2018 at Clark Chapel of the Bauer Funeral Home., 238 S. Main St., Elderton, PA
Additional visitation will be from 10 AM until the time of funeral services at 11 AM on Friday, July 20, 2018, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Arlene Schweitzer officiating.
Interment will follow in United Rockville Lutheran Cemetery, Ford City, PA.
Contributions can be made in MaryAnn's honor to Good Samaritan Hospice, 134 Marwood Rd., Cabot, PA 16023.
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