Died May 5, 2011
Charles J. "Charlie" Wright, 84, of Longmont died May 5, 2011 at his home. He was born in 1926 in Jersey City, New Jersey to Charles W. and Mary Frances (Joyce) Wright. He grew up in New York, New York and graduated from Cardinal Hayes High School in New York. When Charlie was 18 he met the love of his life living in the apartment below his family in New York.
Charles married Margaret "Marge" McCabe on September 11, 1948 in Santa Monica, CA where they moved to raise their family and they spent 63 wonderful years together. They raised 8 children who blessed him with 16 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.
Charles served 2 years in the Armed Forces during WWII.
He is survived by his wife Margaret, his daughter Cathy Welsh and husband Michael of Mead, CO, daughter Carol Dutra and husband Howard of Fullerton, CO, daughter Connie Lowe and husband Bob of Ordway, CO, son Charlie Wright and wife Sandy of Gulfport, MS, son Chris Wright and wife Francie of Longmont, CO, daughter Cynthia Ferguson and husband Dennis of Frederick, MD, son Cameron Wright and wife Isabelle of Mead, CO and former daughter in law Linda Beck of Milliken, CO. 16 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and 1 great nephew, Ryan Dunne of Salem, OR, further survive him.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister Alyce, brother in law Jack, nephew Bobby, infant son Craig and daughter Claire.
The family offers special thanks to HospiceCare of Boulder and Broomfield Counties and Charlotte Warbelow for their special care of "Dad" .
Recitation of the Rosary will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 8 at the Howe Mortuary Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, May 9, 2011 at St. John The Baptist Catholic Church with Reverend Brian Morrow as Celebrant.
Burial will follow at Longmont Mountain View Cemetery.