Erwin William Wright

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Jun 7 1932
Nov 25 2022
90 Years
Parkesburg

Erwin William Wright, 90, of Parkesburg passed away on Friday, November 25, 2022, at Promedica Rehab of Exton. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Theodore D. Wright and Gertrude I. (Eder) Wright. He was the beloved husband of Ruth A. Wright with whom he shared 65 years of marriage. 

He was a graduate of Upper Darby High School and went on to work as an expeditor for General Electric, where he was employed at just 18 years old. He would go on to serve in the United States Army for two years during the Korean War, where he received a National Defense Service Award, before returning to his career at General Electric.  

Erwin was an avid sports fan that enjoyed watching baseball, football, and Golf. He was a tri-sport athlete in High School and later worked as well-known umpire. In his free time enjoyed watching classic movies and various sporting events, especially Philadelphia teams.  

He is survived in addition to his wife by two daughters: Cynthia Charles and Donna Taylor, 6 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.  

Memorial services will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, December 10, 2022, from the Wilde Funeral Home, 434 Main St., Parkesburg, PA 19365. Friends and family are invited to attend a visitation period taking place from 10 AM until the start of the service. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family.

Memorial donations can be made in his honor to the American Heart Foundation- Click Here to donate.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Wilde Funeral Home of Parkesburg. Online condolences can be posted at www.wildefuneralhome.com 

Service Date: 
Dec 10 2022 - 11:00am
Service Location: 
Wilde Funeral Home- 434 Main St., Parkesburg, PA 19365