Peggy Elizabeth Wright

Peggy Elizabeth Wright, 81, of Marietta, passed away Saturday (May 11, 2013) at Harmar Place.

She was born June 4, 1931, in Newport, Ohio, to the late Everett and Chole Thomas McGee. Peggy graduated from Newport High School in 1950 and retired as head cook of Newport Elementary School.

She is survived by her children, Jennie Strickler, Brenda Oliver and Timothy Cronin of Marietta. A stepson, Dave Wright of New Matamoras, Ohio. She had 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Danny Cronin; her second husband, Carl Wright; brothers, George, Gerald and Alfred McGee sister, Imogene Davis; and a daughter, Carolyn Jo Cronin.

Visitation will be Tuesday (May 14, 2013) from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 at Hadley Funeral Home, Reno Chapel. Services will be Wednesday (May 15, 2013) at The Newport United Methodist Church at 11 a.m. Burial to follow in Newport Cemetery.

A special thanks to all her fiends, her granddaughter and caregivers at Harmar Place for all the love, compassion and care they have given her for the past five years.

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