Edwin ''Teddy'' John Wright, Jr., of Branford, died Wednesday July 18, 2007 in New Haven.
He was born May 4, 1949 in Newton, MA, son of Muriel Beebe Wright of Branford, and the late Edwin J. Wright, Sr. Teddy grew up in Framingham, MA, and later moved to CT where he spent most of his life. He was married to Lois Nathan, and has a daughter Nicole from that marriage; he was then married to Joanne Badeau Gilligan and has a daughter Aimee from that marriage. Teddy was a warm, loving person who had a great sense of humor.
Some of the things he enjoyed were cars, playing pool, fishing, and spending time with his daughters. In spite of many life struggles, Teddy was a kindhearted father, brother, son and grandfather. He was extremely proud of his family.
Survivors include his mother Muriel; daughters Nicole Wright Kaufman of Portland, OR, and Aimee Trott of Lakeland, FL; sons-in-law Steve Kaufman and Adam Trott; granddaughter, Sydney; a brother David Wright of Fond Du Lac, WI; niece Elizabeth Wright, and nephew Eric Wright; and an aunt Peg Morse of New Rochelle, NY, as well as several cousins.
He will forever be in our hearts and will be greatly missed.
Friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service Monday July 30th at 11:00 AM in the Old Stone Church, East Haven.
Memorial donations may be sent to Leeway, Inc., 40 Albert St., New Haven, CT 06511.
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