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 Horace B Wright, Sr

Horace B Wright, Sr

Birth
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 19 Jun 1962 (aged 66–67)
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Burial Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Memorial ID 134241499 · View Source
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Horace B. Wright, Sr.

Horace B. Wright, Sr., of 1 E. 19th St., husband of Mrs. Esther C. Moore Wright, died yesterday at his home after an illness of many years.

He was an Army veteran of World War I.

A native of Philadelphia, Mr. Wright was a musician and grew up in the same neighborhood with Eddie Cantor and Jimmy Durante and sold newspapers with them as a boy. He had lived in Wilmington 31 years.

Mr. Wright was a pianist. For many years he had his own dance band and was a member of the Musicians’ Union.

In addition to his widow, he is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Dolores F. Reinhart, Philadelphia; Mrs. Jean Thompson, Chicago, and Mrs. Mildred C. Hilger, Newark; three sons, Jere of Lancaster, Pa., William S., Lexington Park, Md., and Horace B. Jr., Wilmington, and eight grandchildren.

Services will be at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 24th and Market Streets, this afternoon at 2, with interment in Riverview Cemetery. There will be no viewing.

(The Morning News, Wilmington, DE, 20 Jun 1962 (Wednesday), Page 27
Tedd Cocker (#47025283)


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  • Created by: Penny
  • Added: 12 Aug 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 134241499
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Horace B Wright, Sr (1895–19 Jun 1962), Find A Grave Memorial no. 134241499, citing Riverview Cemetery, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Penny (contributor 47503665) .