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Dana Wright Sr.


Dana Wright Sr.
Dana Martin Wright Sr. of Morrell Siding, NB, passed away peacefully at the Grand Falls General Hospital on February 7, 2023.

Dana was born in Fort Fairfield, ME, on November 4, 1947. He was the son of the late Justus Earl and Kathleen (Davenport) Wright. Dana leaves behind his loving wife of 39 years, Darlene Wright (Donovan); his children, Dana Wright Jr. (Tammie) of Kilburn, NB, Michelle Dixon-Dee of Grand Falls, NB, Jonathan Wright (Rachelle) of Cochrane, AB, Felicia Ruff (Adam) of Beechwood, NB, Amanda Donovan (Robin Shaw) of Red Deer, AB, Ashley Martin (Christopher) of Stickney, NB; his grandchildren, Tierney, Melissa, Isaiah, Tyson, Matthew, Justice, Colby, Traiton, Carson, Alex, Jeven, and Oliver; his great grandchildren, Everly, Cooper, Leighton, Eri, and Emersyn; his sisters, Janet Shah (Rock) of Arizona, Debbie Gray of Four Falls, NB; his brothers, Gary Wright of Four Falls, NB, Arthur Wright (Diane) of Four Falls, NB, Donald Wright of Illinois, USA, Gerald Wright of Four Falls, NB, and Paul Wright of Calgary, AB; his Godchildren, Carissa and Hunter Sappier; along with many nieces and nephews.

Dana was predeceased by his parents; his brother, Edward Earl Wright; and his parents-in-law, James and Marie Donovan.

Dana worked various jobs with the railroad company over a fifty year career. Following his retirement from the railroad, he would drive potato trucks for local farmer during harvest.

Respecting Dana's wishes, there will be no visitation or funeral held. A celebration of his life will be held at a later date.

For those who wish, memorial donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.


Arrangements have been entrusted to Brunswick Funeral Home, Perth-Andover, NB.
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Requested Charity
Canadian Diabetes Association or the Canadian Cancer Society