WRIGHT, Elmer (Jack) – E.J., Emmy – Peacefully at Bluewater Health, on Wednesday, October 31, 2012, at the age of 95. Beloved husband of the late Irene (Barwise), 1996. Dear father of Pat (Wayne) Begarnie, Greg (Fay), Tom, Richard Wright. Loving grandfather of Ann (Mike), Michael (Vicky), Camie (Paul), Ben (Aileen), and Derek (Shayna). Great grandfather of Jason, Mandy, Ian, Tamara, Tyler, Kyle, Tianna, Brycen and Payton and great great grandfather of Milo. Predeceased by his parents Christine and Charles Wright, brother Ivan (Shirley), Russ (Doris), Max (Betty), Jack, Ross, sisters Hazel (Ed), Anita (Ron), Kay (Sam), brother-in-law Gordon (Jean) Barwise. Survived by sisters-in-law Theresa and Donna (Gordon Pickell) and many nieces and nephews. E.J. Joined the RCN and volunteered for the Combined Operations. He participated in all 5 areas of operation during WWII, serving as a coxswain on LCI 1375 aboard the HMCS Prince David. He was an avid camper and a member of the 4T’s for many years. He retired from Prestolite and the OWRC. For many years he enjoyed his time spent with friends at the Legion. He was a life member of the Navy Club, the Point Edward Ex-Servicemen’s, and the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 62. A celebration of E.J.’s life will be held from the D.J. Robb Funeral Home on Saturday, November 3rd at 11:00 am. A private family interment of ashes will take place. Friends may visit with the family at the funeral home on Friday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 pm. The Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #62 will conduct a memorial service at the funeral home Friday evening at 6:45 pm. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Sarnia Legion, Branch 62 Poppy Fund or a charity of your choice. Message of condolence may be sent through djrobb@cogeco.net

 

 

 

 

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