John D. Wright Friday, July 30, 1948 - Tuesday, May 23, 2017
John D. Wright, 68, passed away May 23, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Born Albany, NY, son of the late John A. Wright and Florence T. (Pike) Wright. John was a self-employed farmer for many years. He was a committed volunteer firefighter for over 40 years with Onesquethaw and New Salem Volunteer Fire Companies. He enjoyed spending time with his family and the community. Well known for his contagious smile, cheerful personality and his avid love of farming, the machinery to work the grounds and fast cars.
John leaves behind his loving wife Barbara (Dziobecki) Wright, and his children Florence Wright (Scott Pauley), Danielle (Wright) Sagendorph (Cory Sagendorph), Tina (Wright) Marsh, Taniyaa Wright, John Wright Jr. and Amaziah Wright and his several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sisters; Julia (Wright) Osterhout (William White), Theresa (Wright) Barker (Glen Barker Sr..) and several close nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews. John was predeceased by his sister Linda A. Wright.
Services will be held at the funeral home on Monday, May 29, 2017 from 4-7 p.m. In lieu of flowers please make donations to Onesquethaw Volunteer Fire Company, P.O. Box E, Clarksville, NY 12041.