John T. Wright
unknown - May 10, 2013
John T. Wright, 61, of McKenney Ave in Mattydale, died on Friday, May 10, 2013, at University Hospital. John was a lifelong resident of Mattydale who had attended North Syracuse High School and was the son of the late Richard T. and Mary E. (Crowley) Wright.
John was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran serving in Vietnam. He worked for 20 years at Crucible Specialty Metals in Solvay and prior to that, worked at Crouse Hinds in Syracuse. John was an avid hunter and fisherman and a member of the Vietnam Veterans Chapter No. 103, the American Legion Post No. 1832 and the VFW Post No. 3146. John attended Blessed Sacrament Church in Syracuse.
John is survived by his wife of 27 years, the former Laurie L.(Cooper); a son: Samuel Thomas Wright; his three siblings: Michael (Sherrie) and Donald Wright, all of Mattydale and JoAnne Ohanian of Syracuse: two step Brothers Ed Wicks of Baldwinsville and Terry Wicks of Brewerton; and several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours: 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, at Krueger Funeral Home, 2619 Brewerton Road, Mattydale. Funeral services: 9 a.m. Thursday, May 16, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Veteran's Memorial Cemetery, Syracuse.