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Tuesday April 14th, 2009
12:00pm

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Interment at: Hillcrest Cemetery


Wednesday April 15th, 2009
1:30pm

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Sheldon C. Wright

Altamont, NY - Sheldon C. Wright, 79, of Altamont, NY died on April 10, 2009 at St. Peters Hospice Inn surrounded by his loving family. He was born on August 17, 1929 the son of Alexander and Anna (Farrar) Wright in Plympton, MA. He is survived by his loving wife, Janice (Brown) whom he celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with on April 4, 2009. He is survived by his loving children, Donna O'Clair of Rotterdam ,NY, Robert and his wife Karonof Canton, GA, and Thomas and his wife Deborahof Guilderland ,NY. He was the cherished grandfather of John and Chris O'Clair and Matthew and Zachary Wright. He is also survived by his sister Winifred Pillsbury of Plympton, MA. He was predeceased by his grandson, Timothy O'Clair. Sheldon Wright was a graduate of The Citadel, and he proudly served his country from 1952-1953 during the Korean War as a member of the United States Army. He was a Civil Engineer and he worked for the Federal Highway Administration in Albany, NY. He was an active member of the First Congregational Church of Albany having held the position of Trustee as well as treasurer. Sheldon loved and enjoyed his family. He really enjoyed spending time at the camp in Vermont, as well as boating, gardening, and home improvement projects. Calling hours will be at Fredendall Funeral Home, Altamont, NY on Monday April 13, 2009 from 5-8 pm. A funeral service will be conducted on Tuesday April 14, 2009 at the First Congregational Church of Albany at 12 noon. Interment will be in the Hillcrest Cemetery, Plympton MA. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his memory to the St. Peters Hospice Inn or the American Cancer Society or the First Congregational Church of Albany.


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