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Craig C. Wright obituary

contributed by Tonya Frickey

Craig Wright
February 6, 1997

Craig C. Wright, 80, of Lower Sodom Road, Schoharie, died Thursday at Bassett Hospital of Schoharie County, Cobleskill, after a short illness.

Mr. Wright was born in Berne and attended a one-room schoolhouse there.

He was a resident of Schoharie since 1969.

Mr. Wright was a parts manager in the Guilderland and Rotterdam Industrial Parks for 15 years. Prior to that, he was a security officer for the Montgomery Ward Co., formerly of Menands, for several years. Many years ago, Mr. Wright was a security officer in New York City. He was a member of the state Trappers Association and the National Rifle Association.

Survivors include his companion, Ardella Diamond of Schoharie; three sons, Richard C., Charles C., and Gary A. Wright, all of East Berne; a daughter, Ginger Pugliese of East Berne; four sisters, Marjorie Wood of Huntersland, Doris Warner of West Berne, Willma Fountain of Broadalbin and Loretta Crewell of Berne; three stepsons, Victor "Mike" and Leland Diamond, both of Schoharie and Rodney Diamond of Gallupville; two stepdaughters, Alice Self of Schoharie and Loraine Loucks of Schoharie, and several grandchldren and great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Langan Funeral Home, 227 Main St., where calling hours will begin at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Thomson's Lake Cemetery in East Berne.

Memorial contributions may be made to Eden Park Nursing Home, Park Drive, Cobleskill.

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