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Dr. Thomas R. Wright PhD

November 30, 1937 - September 11, 2018
Norton Shores, MI



Monday, September 17, 2018
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
Clock Life Story Funeral Homes
Muskegon Location
1469 Peck St.
Muskegon, MI 49441
(231) 722-3721
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Tuesday, September 18, 2018
11:00 AM EDT
St. Mary's Catholic Church
239 W. Clay Avenue
Muskegon, MI 49440


At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

Noah Project
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Below is the contact information for a florist recommended by the funeral home.

Chalet Floral
700 W. Hackley Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49441
(231) 755-1805
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Life Story / Obituary


Dr. Thomas Rea Wright, PhD, age 80, passed away on September 11, 2018. He was born on November 30, 1937 in Dennison, Ohio to Francis & Doris Wright and married Arline Wright on September 23, 1987. Tom graduated from Ohio State University. Mr. Wright had been employed as a Ceramic Engineer for Howmet Corp and retired as the Vice President after 35 years. Tom was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church. He loved to read and loved his dogs.


Son, Dr. Thomas C. (Tracey) Wright of Clarkston; daughter Cindy Boyd of Muskegon; step daughters, Anissa (Matthew) Goodno of Muskegon, Aimee (Salvatore) Rametta of New Jersey; grandchildren, Tanner, Grant, Taylor, Victoria, Emily, Isabelle, Neil and Andrew; great grandson, Grayson; sister, Lynda (Jack) Beckley of Ohio; several nieces; former spouse, Dianne Wright of Muskegon. He was preceded in death by his wife, Arline in 2013.


Tuesday, September 18, 2018, 11:00 AM at St. Mary's Catholic Church with Fr. Matthew Barnum officiating. Interment will be later at Ferncliff Cemetery in Hartsdale, NY.


Monday, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Clock Funeral Home - Muskegon. MEMORIAL: In lieu of flowers, please give to Noah Project.