Saturday, July 4, 2009

Anthony J. “Tony” Wright

Wellsville, NY - Anthony J. “Tony” Wright, 46, of 698 Trapping Brook Road died unexpectedly at home on Friday, July 3, 2009. He was born April 10, 1963 in Wellsville, the son of the late John P. and Sybil “Betty” (Burton) Wright.

Tony was raised in Wellsville and was a 1982 graduate of Wellsville High School. After high school he worked construction in Virginia for three years. He later was employed by Mapes Industries and Butler-Larkin in Wellsville and High Tech Ceramics in Alfred Station. He loved the outdoors, was an avid connoisseur of antique collectables; various forms of art and enjoyed the history of Wellsville.

He is survived by four brothers, Philip (Mary Jane) Wright of Rochester, Charles (Betsy) Wright of Baldwinsville, Paul Wright of Nyack and Stephen (Shawnee) Wright of Wellsville, two sisters, Sybil “Bonnie” Wright of Whittier, CA and Stacie (Kevin) Bacon of Wellsville as well as several nieces & nephews.

Friends are invited to call on Thursday, July 9th from 1:00 to 2:00 pm at the J. W. Embser Sons Funeral Home Inc. in Wellsville. A memorial service will follow visitation at 2:00 pm with Rev. Ralph Eastlack presiding. Memorial suggestions include the David A. Howe Public Library, 155 N. Main Street, Wellsville, NY 14895.


  1. To Chuck Wright (and Family):

    Our deepest condolences at the loss of your brother. You and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers.

    Ray Serowik and Family
    Broome County Emergency Services

  2. So sorry to hear of your loss. I know who hard it is at a time like this. My prayers are with you and your family.

    Pat Anderson