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Marilyn Jeanne Wright passed away July 1, 2016 at The St. Marys Living Center in St. Marys, OH, surrounded in love by her sister, brother in law, and niece.

"Jeanne" Wright was born and raised in New Castle, PA, to the late Harold M. and Dorothea K. (Knobloch) Wright. She was a graduate of Eastbrook High School and the St. Francis School of Nursing. She also attended the University of Notre Dame. Jeanne spent many years working as a Registered Nurse. After further continuing her education, she served as Director of Nursing in some of the largest hospitals in the country, including Barnes Hospital in St. Louis, MO as well as the University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor, MI. After extensive world travel, she retired to Los Lunas, New Mexico where she made her home for many years. Jeanne was a friend to many, and especially loved her family and her pet cats. Jeanne had been in failing health and lovingly cared for by her sister, Dorothea M. (Wright) Fennick and husband Benjamin Fennick of New Bremen, OH for the past 5 years.

Jeanne is survived by her sister Dorothea (Benjamin) Fennick and a brother Harold Jr. (Cathy) Wright of Traverse City, MI. Also surviving Jeanne are her nieces and nephews: Dr. and Mrs. (Kathleen Fennick) James D. Luedeke of New Bremen, OH, Dr. and Mrs. (Karen Fennick) Randall Hoobler of Grand Junction, CO, Mr. and Mrs. Benamin Fennick Jr. of Eufala, AL, Mr. and Mrs. Harold M. Wright III of Manuas, Brazil, Mr. and Mrs. Michael Wright of Traverse City, MI, Mrs. Leanne (Thomas) Lathrop of Lusby, MD, and Mrs. Marilyn Ashley of Lusby, MD.

A private graveside memorial service will take place at The Briar Hill Cemetery in Lawrence County, PA officiated by the Rev. William Hunley.

Condolences may be sent to the family, in care of: 22 Haarbye Street, New Bremen, OH 45869.