Cora Anne Wright, 73, of Colchester, passed away at home on Saturday, January 30, 2021 surrounded by her family. She was born on June 11, 1947 in Hartford Connecticut to the late Lillian and Gilbert Cormier. Cora spent her childhood growing up in Hartford. Her first marriage was to John Young, Jr. they lived in East Hampton, CT and had three children, John, Jo-Ann, and Stacy. Cora was remarried to S. Eugene Wright on August 30th 1970, they had one son Eugene D. Wright, and relocated to Colchester to raise all their children. She worked for several years at both Southern New England Eggs LLC, and later at Chesthelm Health and Rehabilitation Center as a department head. Cora was a devoted daughter and spent 15 years looking after her parents when they could no longer care for themselves. In her spare time she loved going to the beach, or the pool, and vacationing in Jamaica. She will be forever loved and remembered by her husband S. Eugene Wright of Colchester; her son John A. Young III and wife Ellen of Colchester; daughters Jo-Ann Dilla and husband Doug of Colchester and Stacy L. Gregoire of Colchester. Her five grandchildren Nichole, Marissa, Angela, Scott, Johnny, and many great grandchildren; her brother Robert Cormier and his friend Barbara Thomas, and numerous other extended family and cherished lifelong friends. In addition to her parents she is predeceased by her son Eugene D. Wright. A celebration of Cora’s life will be celebrated in the spring when COVID restrictions are lifted. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to the American Lung Association www.lung.org For online condolences, please visit www.auroramccarthyfuneralhome.com
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