Irene Thomas Wright was born July 16, 1941 in Empire Ohio. At the age of eighteen she married the love of her life Howard Lewis Wright of sixty years. At the age of twenty four they moved to Lockport Illinois for two years before they settled in New Carlisle Indiana. She is preceded in death by James Hershel Wright (son), Robert Thomas Sr (father), Ruth Tracey Wickham Thomas (Mother), Robert Thomas Jr (Brother), Charles Thomas (Brother), Elizabeth Thomas Wright (Sister), Edward Thomas (Brother), Gloria Jeannie Thomas Hackathon (Sister), Will Massey (Son-in-Law). Survived by husband Howard Lewis Wright, daughters Roxanna Willoughby of Union Mills, IN, Lori (No’Val) Alexander of New Carlisle, IN and Lois Massey of Camp Verde, AZ brothers Richard Glenn Thomas of Addison and George Elmer (Jo) Thomas of Irondale, Ohio, sisters Margret (Wendell) Keyser of Toronto, Ohio, Myrtle (Steve) Barlow of Toronto, Ohio, Paula (Mart) Talbott of East Liverpool, Ohio and Ella (Kevin) Coil, and eight (8) grandchildren and twelve (12) great grandchildren.
Visitation hours for Irene will be held from 12 P.M. noon to 1:00 P.M. Saturday, March 9th at the Clarke Funeral Home, 302 Main St., Toronto, OH.
A celebration service of Irene’s life will be held 1:00 P.M. Saturday at the funeral home with Pastor Dan Crowe officiating. Interment will follow at the Sugar Grove Union Cemetery, County Road 68, Toronto,(Sugar Grove) OH.
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