William M. "Billy" Wright, Jr., of Prospect, died Sunday June 22, 2014 at Connecticut Hospice, Branford. He was the husband of Susan Higgins Wright.
Billy was born in New Haven December 14, 1934, son of the late William M. Sr., and Rose Garbero Wright. He was a crane operator with Operating Engineers Local 478, retiring after 50 years of service. Billy was a model train collector, and he enjoyed golf and NASCAR.
Besides his wife he is survived by a brother, Donald (Patricia) Wright of North Haven, a sister, Terry Wright of Hamden and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a sister Elinor Gehrke.
Friends may call Thursday from 10:00 am – 12:00 Noon at the W. S. Clancy Memorial Funeral Home, 244 North Main Street, Branford, and are invited to a graveside service at St. Agnes Cemetery, Branford, immediately following.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to CT Hospice, 100 Double Beach Road, Branford, CT 06405.
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