Virginia “Ginny” Ann Wright, 74, of Claremont, NH, died Friday, October 7th, 2016, at Dartmouth Hitchcock Hospital in Hanover, NH.
She was born April 4, 1942, in Claremont, NH, the daughter of Millard Cook Sr. and Gladys (Russell) Winot. She attended schools in Cornish and Newport NH.
Ginny worked cleaning houses for a short time and then worked at Green Mountain Sportswear as a stitcher. Later she worked at Hypertherm as a packager until she retired in 2007. In retirement, Ginny volunteered at the Claremont Senior Center in the kitchen and office a few days a week.
Ginny enjoyed gardening, reading books, and most of all getting a good bargain, especially at yard sales which she loved to venture upon every Saturday morning. She was a loving, caring, and generous woman to all who knew her and had a contagious smile and great sense of humor. Most of all, Ginny loved her family and enjoyed spending time with them.
Virginia is survived by her two children, Roger Wright, Jr. of Claremont and Barbara and her husband Shawn Walsh of Claremont, as well as several brothers and sisters: Gladys (Babe) DeVeau of Claremont, Betty Rosencrasen of VT, Millard Cook Jr. and his wife Mary of Claremont, Ralph and his wife Linda of Massachusetts, David Cook and his wife Joyce of Claremont, and Cheryl Marandino of Claremont. She is also survived her grandchildren Derrik Wright of Vermont, Gina Gadway of Vermont, Kyle Chapin of Maine, and Jessica Morin-Wright of Claremont as well as several great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents, her brother John Cook, and former husband, Roger Wright Sr.
Calling hours will be held at the Stringer Funeral Home, 146 Broad Street in Claremont on Tuesday, October 11th, from 5 to 7pm. Graveside services will be held Wednesday, October 12th, at the West Claremont Burying Grounds (Union Cemetery) on Old Church Road at 11AM.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Sullivan County Humane Society and American Lung Association.
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