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February 7, 2013

Donald E. Wright


Don was preceded in death by his wife, Marilyn, who died Jan. 4, 2002.

He is survived by his good friends, Debra and Grant Ward of Hartwick and his entire church family.

A memorial service will be offered at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, in the Chapel at Otsego Manor in Cooperstown, with Pastor Phillip Sell of the First Baptist Church of Hartwick, officiating.

Later this spring, Don and Marilyn will be laid to rest together in Hartwick Cemetery.

The friends of Donald Wright offer their heartfelt thanks and appreciation to everyone at Otsego Manor for the kind, considerate, understanding and supportive care given to Don. They were his family.

As an extension of this gratitude, memorial gifts in Don’s memory may be directed to the Otsego Manor Activities Fund for the benefit of Whispering Way Neighborhood, 128 Phoenix Mills Crossroad, Cooperstown, NY 13326. Another way to memorialize Dons’ life would be a donation to the First Baptist Church of Hartwick, P.O. Box 276, Hartwick, NY 12248.

Arrangements are under the guidance of the Connell, Dow & Deysenroth Funeral Home in Cooperstown.

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