Robert John Wright, age 77, passed away peacefully at home on September 9th, 2021 surrounded by his loving family. Robert was born in Ludlow, Massachusetts, son of the late James and Eleanor (Pateneaude) Wright, Sr. He served in the United States Navy from 1962 to 1964 and was proud to serve in the Navy Seabees division. Robert was a machine operator for many years at Uniroyal before retiring as Plant Manager from Western Plastics. He and his family are parishioners of Blessed Sacrament Church in Holyoke. Robert is survived by his loving wife Therese J. (Monfett) Wright; he was an “awesome Dad” to 5 children: Alison Wright of Chicopee, Kimberley Kibbie and her husband Michael of Granby, Timothy and his wife Beckie of Holyoke, Brian Wright of Holyoke, and Jeffrey Wright and his wife Sarah Hill of Granby; 9 beloved grandchildren: Christine Kibbie, Nathan Malaguti, Krystina Wright, Cailin Kibbie, Sophia Wright, James Wright, Maylaini Wright, Francis Wright, and Declan Wright; a brother, Richard Wright and his wife Betty of Chicopee; a sister, Sally Meister and her husband Steve of Fairfax, VA; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by three brothers, James Wright, Jr., Frank Wright, and Kenneth Wright, and a sister, Cynthia Richards. The funeral will be held on Thursday September 16 at 10:30am from the Barry J. Farrell Funeral Home, 2049 Northampton Street, Holyoke, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30am in Blessed Sacrament Church, Holyoke. Burial will take place at 1:00pm in the Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 1390 Main Street, Agawam. Calling hours for Robert will be held on Wednesday September 15 from 4:00 to 7:00pm. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation, 1359 Broadway, Ste 1509, New York, NY 10018
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