Shirley G. Wright, 86, of New Castle, passed away the morning of October 2, 2020, at Quality Life Services.
Shirley was born on September 5, 1934, in New Castle. She was the daughter of the late Joseph and Louise (Gemma) McCree. Shirley was married to the late Chester Wright. He preceded her in death on October 6, 2019. They were married for 63 years. Mrs. Wright was Roman Catholic and attended Holy Spirit Parish. She was a graduate of Bessemer High School, class of 1952.
Mrs. Wright worked for numerous years as a Chief Executive Officer of several local nursing homes. Mrs. Wright was a strong woman of faith. She was an avid bowler and a great cook. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends; especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Shirley will be lovingly remembered by her son, David (Dorothy) and daughter, Shari; sister, Theresa Dutko; grandchildren, Michael (Nicole), David (Jaylyn), Adam (Belinda), Brian Daugherty, Chelsey (Chris) Stelter, Dustin Daugherty, and Megan (Allan) Seybolt; and seven great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband Chester, Shirley was preceded in death by brothers, Marcel and Frank; sister, Marylou; and daughter, Julie.
Family and friends will celebrate Shirley’s life and give remembrance with a private visitation and Blessing service at Noga Funeral Home Inc. Deacon Dan Kielar of Holy Spirit Parish will officiate. Burial will be in St. Vitus Cemetery.
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