Sunday, July 28, 2013

Anne M. Wright

Wellsville, NY - Anne M. Wright, 92, of 201 E. Dyke Street passed away on Friday, July 26, 2013 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester following a brief illness. She was born June 19, 1921 in Buffalo the daughter of Stephan and Nellie (Barna) Wolko. On July 16, 1955 in Buffalo she married Jerry J. Wright who predeceased her on July 14, 2009.

Anne was raised in Buffalo and met Jerry while working at Linde Corporation in Buffalo. They moved to Wellsville in 1965. She was formerly employed by the Allegany County Board of Legislators from 1978 to December 31, 1996. She was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church, the Wellsville Lioness Club, the Jones Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, the Thelma Rogers Historical Society and the Wellsville Volunteer Ambulance Corps, where she severed as an EMT for over 10 years.     

She is survived by one son, Paul (Deborah) Wright of Wellsville, one sister, Pauline (Michael) Dvornak of Hammond LA as well as several nieces & nephews. She was predeceased in addition to her husband by two brothers, Frank and Michael Wolko.

Friends are invited to call on Tuesday from 2-4 & 7-9 pm and Wednesday from 10:00 to 10:30 am the J. W. Embser Sons Funeral Home Inc. in Wellsville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday at 11:00 am in the Immaculate Conception Church with Rev. Sean DiMaria as Celebrant. Burial will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery in Kenmore. The family suggests memorial donations to the Wellsville Volunteer Ambulance Corps or the Emerald Hook and Ladder Company. To leave online condolences, please visit

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