- April 15, 1920 - June 10, 2009
- Newport, Rhode Island
of Edith's Passing
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“To the Wright family, very sorry for your loss. thoughts and prayers are with you all.Ian Shea
1 of 5 | Posted by: ian shea - boston, MA
“Dear Wright Family, I'm sorry for your recent loss of your loved one,Edith.I came across this obituary in my search for Charles Closson.Mrs. Wrights...Read More »
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“Wright family, Sorry to hear of the loss of your Mother. We often talk of the 'good old days days' and wonder what each and everyone's up to and how...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Joyce Derosier - Hudson, MA
“VERY SORRY TO HEAR OF THE PASSING OF YOUR MOTHER. WE KNOW YOU WILL MISS HER AND CHERISH HER MEMORY. OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU.
4 of 5 | Posted by: SMILEY AND JACKIE GILL - TIVERTON, RI
“To the Wright Family: Lots of fond memories come flowing back to mind of the 'old West Narragansett Avenue bunch'... Edie & Fred were stalwarts,...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Tim Manning - lutz, FL
Middletown, RI - Edith C. (Closson) Wright, 89, of 333 Green End Avenue, Middletown, RI, died Wednesday, June 10, 2009 at Grand Islander Health Care Center, Middletown, RI.She was the wife of the late Frederick Wright.Born in Mt. Desert Island, ME on April 15, 1920, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Mae (Miraldes) Closson.Mrs. Wright grew up in Maine and in 1941 married Frederick and moved to Newport. For many years she worked at the lunch counter at Woolworths. She was a very talented crafter and loved sewing clothes and playing bingo. Edith was a member of the Park Holm Senior Center, a past president of the American Legion Auxiliary and the RI Vets Home Auxiliary in Bristol. Mrs. Wright was a life member and past president of the VFW post 4487 ladies Auxiliary in Middletown.She is survived by her children, Charles Wright and his wife Ann of Newport, RI, Frances DeSilvia and her husband Manuel of Riverside, CA and Vilma Parsonage and her husband John of Middletown, RI, her sister of Priscilla Pearson of North Carolina, eight grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.She was the sister of the late Charles Closson, Fred Closson and Archie Closson who is MIA in Korea.A Celebration of her life will be held at a later date.Donations in her memory may be made to the Grand Islander Activity Fund, 333 Green End Avenue, Middletown, RI 02842.