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Lawrence Wright

October 28, 1935 - December 28, 2019


It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Lawrence (Larry) Robert Wright on December 28, 2019 at the age 84. After an illness with Alzheimer’s.

Larry was predeceased by his wife Lillian (November 7, 2017). They shared 54 years together. Lawrence is survived by his 4 children: Chris (Millie), Sandra (Tim), Sharon (Sean) and Alex (Jolene); eight grandchildren Nathan, Jeremy, Jenna, Matthew, Joshua, Jordan, Ella and Aliyah. Brother William (Bill) Wright and sister Elaine Hooper, as well as numerous nieces and nephews, He was predeceased by sister Clarice.

Lawrence was born October 28, 1935. In Liverpool England. He eventually immigrated to Canada where he met his wife Lillian and settled down and had their family. He enjoyed 35 years of working for various airlines in Flight Services. Before he retired.

When he retired, he became an avid wood worker, he enjoyed many hours in his wood shop. He also became quit the accomplished cook.  Larry also enjoyed riding on his motorcycle.

Dad and Mom used to love camping and fishing. They spent many summers at Asessippi with their faithful companion Pepper.

After Lil passed, he found comfort in his new dog Rio, who was a faithful companion. They were always together. Rio was Dad’s lap dog.

Larry always enjoyed sharing his stories from his times in England and times served in the Army. He also had a great sense of humour.

Dad your stories will be greatly missed by your children and grandchildren. We will carry them with us forever.

There will be a celebration of life in honour of Lawrence and Lillian Wright from 11:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 25, 2020 in the John Thomas Memorial Lounge at the Anavets Assiniboia Unit #283. A scattering ceremony will be announced at a later date

We love you Dad. Forever in our hearts.

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