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John Wright, Jr.

July 22, 1945 — October 17, 2018


John E. Wright Jr. , 73, of Greensburg, died Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, at home. He was born July 22, 1945, in Latrobe, a son of the late John Ellsworth Wright Sr. and Helen Lohr Wright. John was a retired vice president of claims for Old Republic Insurance, Greensburg. He was a graduate of Gettysburg College, where he was a proud member of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity. He was also very active with the West Point Little League, where he was an umpire and was at one time in charge of the field maintenance. He is survived by his two children, Jamie Puckett, of Lexington, Ky., and John E. Wright III, of Greensburg; two grandchildren, Grace and Benjamin Puckett; sister, Carole Kinard of Bridgeport, W.Va.; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate the life of John from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday in the Clement L. PANTALONE FUNERAL HOME INC., 409 W. Pittsburgh St., Greensburg, PA 15601, 724-837-0020. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Greensburg Hempfield Area Library, 237 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Greensburg, PA 15601. John's family has entrusted his care to the Pantalone Funeral Home Inc., Greensburg. To share your memories and photos, offer your condolences, or for directions, please visit us at Natale N. Pantalone, supervisor.

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Sunday, October 21, 2018

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

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409 W Pittsburgh St, Greensburg, PA 15601

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