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  • Barbara A. Wright, 84 formerly of Ravenswood, WV

  • Barbara A. Wright, 84 formerly of Ravenswood, WV, died Friday September 6th, 2013 at Rosebrook Assisted Living in Sarver, PA.
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  • Barbara A. Wright, 84 formerly of Ravenswood WV, died Friday September 6th, 2013 at Rosebrook Assisted Living in Sarver, PA.
    Born on April 23, 1929 in Ravenswood WV, she was the daughter of the late William (Redhorse) and Iva Pearl (Lewis) Rowley. She graduated from Ravenswood High School where she was a cheerleader. There she married her husband Kenneth D. Wright of Murraysville WV before moving to Pittsburgh, PA.
    After moving to the suburbs, Barbara became very active in PTA. She also enjoyed watching the Steelers and golf, but her family was her real love. She lived in Chapel Downs of Harmar Twp., for 38 years where she was a member of Pine Creek Presbyterian Church. When she moved to Saxonburg PA. in 2001, to live with her son James, she became a member of Emory Chapel United Methodist Church in Sarver, PA.
    She was preceded in death by her husband Kenneth in 1991, and a sister, Lillian “Mingie” Deem, in 1973.
    She is survived by her sons, Pastor Daniel L. and Mary Ann (Samay) Wright of Berkeley Springs WV and James K. and Sandra L. (Wolfe) Wright of Saxonburg PA, and grandchildren Kelley and (Matt) Kramer of Martinsburg WV; Daniel and (Stephanie) Wright of Lexington VA; Severn and (Beth) Wright West Deer PA; Jesse Wright, and Emma Wright of Saxonburg PA.; great-grandchildren Ava Kramer of Martinsburg WV; Joshua and Page Wright of Lexington VA; Mya Wright of West Deer, PA.
    Friends and family were received at the Fox Funeral Home, 410 West Main St. Saxonburg, PA from 6-8 PM on Monday September 9th, and from 10:00 to 11:00 AM on Tuesday, September 10th before the service at 11:00 AM. Officiating will be Rev. Diana Harbison. Interment will be in the Lakewood Memorial Gardens Cheswick, PA. To send condolences please go to www.foxfuneralhomeinc.com.

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