A photo of Constance Mary “Connie” Wright

Constance Mary “Connie” Wright

November 27, 1946 - December 12, 2017

Constance Mary Connie Wright, age 71, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 12, 2017, after a long courageous battle with cancer.

A longtime resident of Delaware, Connie was born in Wilmington on November 27, 1946. Connie made her career creating delicious meals which were available through her role as a deli manager. She had many regular customers that came daily to enjoy her treats. Her family enjoyed her cooking at many family gatherings especially her husband, Horace of 28 years. They met at a local grocery store and the rest is history. Connie and Horace enjoyed their time in their garden, around the house and traveling together. They found special joy being a constant presence in their grandsons lives who were Connie’s biggest fans throughout their growing years as regulars at her dinner table.

Connie was a daughter of the late Harvey K. and Constance Costorf. Connie is preceded in death by her siblings, Arlene Lunbeck and Harvey, Jr. She is survived by her loving husband, Horace Wright; son, Joseph Bieski of Delaware; step brothers, Kenny and Bruce Costorf of Delaware; step children, Mark Wright of Pennsylvania, Rene Zelkin of Virginia, Rose Ann Smith of Delaware and Michael Wright of Pennsylvania; grandchildren, Colton, Dustin and Annina; and longtime special friend, Barb Patterson.

A gathering for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Tuesday morning, December 19, 2017, at the St. Margaret of Scotland R.C. Church, 2431 Frazer Road, Newark, DE, where a memorial mass will begin at 11 am. Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center, c/o Christiana Care, P.O. Box 1668, Wilmington, DE 19899.

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7 Condolences for Constance Mary “Connie” Wright

  • Connie was such a sweet and always smiling person, who never complained through those hard, fighting years. She will be greatly missed. Lora Lee

  • Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  • We always enjoyed getting together with Connie and Horace. She was a great cook and always had a smile and a good word. She enjoyed shopping, especially for bargains at Big Lots. I will miss her.

  • You fought a long hard fight Connie rest in peace. Horace & your family will be in my prayers. love Maureen

  • Connie was an inspiration to me. She had courage to keep smiling and fighting and loved Horace and her family. She will be greatly missed.

  • May you rest in peace Connie. Condolences to you Horace, Joe, Colton and Dustin. You will be missed!

  • A hard journey well fought. Sorry for you loss.