Carolyn B. Wright
March 8, 1937 - February 4, 2021
Carolyn B. Wright, age 83, of Middletown, DE, passed away on Thursday, February 4, 2021.
Born in Roanoke, VA on March 8, 1937, she was a daughter of the late Clarence Earl and Beulah (Leonard) Burnett. Carolyn married the love of her life in 1957 and moved to Wilmington, DE working for DuPont before starting her family. Carolyn was a gentle soft-spoken lady who dedicated her life to her family as a loving homemaker. Carolyn’s elegance and strength was an inspiration to those close to her. She embraced her southern heritage and instilled those values of graciousness, humility and kindness in her family. She enjoyed listening to Frank Sinatra and savoring a nice glass of wine. She also loved playing the slot machines, taking trips to the beach and playing golf. She was the president of the Wilmington Janecees in 1967. Above all, Carolyn cherished family vacations and gatherings.
In addition to her parents, Carolyn was preceded in death by her husband and high school sweetheart, Albert Johnson “Jack” Wright, Jr.; and sisters, Doris Ashford (Jack) and Laura Lee Holcomb (Joe). She is survived by her children, Mark Wright (Beth) of Middletown, Stephen Wright (January) of Wilmington, Laura Firlein (Brian) of Middletown and Darren Wright of Baltimore, MD; grandchildren, Kate, Holly, James, Brandon, Kacey and Tyler; and many nieces and nephews.
All services will be held privately.