Friday, January 4, 2013

Stephen A. Wright

Wellsville, NY - Stephen A. Wright, 50, of 341 South Main Street died Thursday, January 3, 2013 at the Comfort House of Allegany County" The Hart House". He was born January 18, 1962 in Wellsville the son of the late John P. and Sybil "Betty" (Burton) Wright. 

Steve was a 1980 graduate of Wellsville High School and a 1995 graduate of Alfred State College. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and Army Reserves serving with the Combat Engineers. He was employed at Bells Market in Wellsville for seven years and for various other industrial employers in the area. For the past 15 years he was employed at Hi-Tech Ceramics in Alfred. He attended the Seventh Day Baptist Church in Alfred Station.

He is survived by a daughter, Kimberly S. Wright of Randolph, three brothers, Philip (Mary Jane) Wright of Rochester, Charles (Betsy) Wright of Baldwinsville and Paul Wright of Pearl River, two sisters, Sybil "Bonnie" Wright of Whittier, CA and Stacie (Kevin) Bacon of Wellsville, as well as several nieces & nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, Anthony J. Wright in 2009.

Friends are invited to a memorial service on Sunday, January 6, at 4 pm at the Seventh Day Baptist Church in Alfred Station with Rev. Kenneth Chroniger and Rev. Michael Brady presiding. There will be no prior visitation. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Wellsville. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to the Comfort House of Allegany County, 141 East State Street Wellsville, NY.  14895.To leave online condolences please visit 


  1. My condolences to Steve's family. I have lost a great friend of 30 years. He will be missed by many. Todd James

  2. patti@breathoflifebirthservices.comJanuary 4, 2013 at 5:17 PM

    Our thoughts and prayers are with the Wright family. May they find comfort knowing that Steve is with his Lord and Savior.
    Jesus said... I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live! John 11:25
    Rest In Peace, Dear Friend
    Patti Higby Crawford and family

  3. I grew up with the Wright family on South Main Street, as a neighbor. I have known their family for 45 years. My deepest condolences to Philip, Charles, Paul, Sybil and Stacie. You are all in my thoughts during this difficult and trying time.

  4. go in peace a spot for me...going to miss all the laughs we shared talking about the crazy and fun things we did in the hood...going to miss ya bro,skip

  5. My thoughts and prayers go to Steve's family, especially to his daughter. I enjoyed working with Steve, and he was a good friend. He loved to talk about his daughter, and I remember he used bring her into work sometimes, and he'd hang up her pictures and art work. I will miss our conversations, especially the ones about our faith in God. RIP Steve.

  6. Stephen,

    You are in a much more joyful and peaceful place now, filled with God's love. You are now free from all the pain you carried for many years. Though not always successful, you took things day by day, the ups and downs of life, and ultimately you made it to the place you most wanted to be. You will be sincerely missed by many.

  7. My thoughts and prayers go out to the Wright family. Steve you were a very special person. I remember all the fun times we had working at Bells Supermarket together.

  8. Thoughts and prayers to the Wright family. So sorry for your loss. Diane Insley

  9. thoughts and prayers to the Wright family. He was a great friend, neighbor and all around awesome guy. Steve, you will be missed dearly. Save a seat for me next to our wonderful father.

    With love,
    The Wahl Family