Clara Alberta Wright, Age 102 of Andover formerly of Belvidere and Hackettstown, NJ, died Monday, December 8, 2014. Clara was born on August 20, 1912 in Morristown, NJ to the late Charles and Emma (Trowebridge) Mingus. She was the wife of the late Harold E. Wright. Clara is also predeceased by her son; George, her daughter; Alberta Roff and her sister; Eva Stenson.
Clara was an avid Bingo player, she enjoyed knitting in her younger years but most of all she was the Matriarch of her family, she had a heart of gold and was the glue that kept her family so closely knit together.
She is survived by 1 daughter; Barbara Benjamin, 1 son; Joseph W. Wright, 11 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, 12 great great grandchildren and 8 great great great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, December 12, 2014 at 1 pm at the Cochran Funeral Home, 905 High Street, Hackettstown, NJ 07840 with the Rev. Rich Peter officiating. Visitation will also be on Friday from 11 am to 1 pm at the Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Tranquility Cemetery, Tranquility, NJ.
For those desiring donations may be made to the family c/o Cochran Funeral Home, 905 High Street, Hackettstown, NJ 07840 in memory of Clara.
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