Thomas E. Wright
July 8, 1940 - April 15, 2019
Thomas E. Wright, age 78, of Elkton, MD, passed away on Monday, April 15, 2019, surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Pittsburgh, PA on July 8, 1940, he was a son of the late Elmer and Inez (Free) Wright. Thomas worked for Jones & Laughlin Steel Corporation as a locomotive operator and retired after more than 40 years.
He loved sports, especially bowling in his younger years and cheering on his beloved Pittsburgh Steelers and Pirates. Thomas found delight in playing the lottery. He enjoyed watching the History Channel and old WWII movies. Thomas was a member of the Life Community Church for many years. Thomas’ fondest memories were made living in Colorado and enjoying the scenery.
Thomas is survived by his loving wife, Pauline E. (Harper) Wright; children, Shawn Wright (Debbie Ivery) of Atlanta, GA, Sharon Devine (Jason) of Albany, NY and Kelly Morgan (Keith) Of Newark; brother, Ernest Wright; sister, Deborah Williams; special nephew, Tyrone Magby, that he loved like a son; grandchildren, Jordan Davis, Micah Morgan, Jayda Devine, Keira Morgan, Max Devine and Samira Morgan; and great granddaughter, Ava Davis.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 9:30 am until 11 am on Saturday, April 20, 2019, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 11 am. Interment will follow in Gilpin Manor Memorial Park, Appleton Road, Elkton, MD.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Thomas’ memory to Life Community Church, 750 Otts Chapel Road, Newark, DE 19713.