Obituary – Eleanor Wright

Eleanor Wright

October 7, 1913 – December 25, 2014
Age: 101
Residence: Forsyth, MO

Eleanor Jane Wright, 101 of Forsyth, MO


Eleanor died Thursday, December 25, 2014 at the Forsyth Nursing & Rehab in Forsyth, MO. 

Eleanor was born October 7, 1913 in Springfield, IL., the daughter of Charles and Effie (Scharf) Alspaugh.

 In 1969, Eleanor moved to Forsyth, MO., from Lombard, IL. She was a member of the Community Presbyterian Church of Forsyth, where she was actively involved in the choir. Eleanor and her late husband, Joe had been honored by the Red Cross for outstanding volunteer work. Eleanor had also volunteered at Forsyth Library for many years. She was a life member of the Yenat study club. In her spare time she enjoyed playing golf, and travelling.

Eleanor was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Joseph Wright.

She is survived by a 3rd cousin, Jean Ann Landry and family; and numerous nieces and nephews including, 3 great-nieces, Becky Vontucher, Nedra Blum and Betsy Wright.

Cremation was under the direction of Forsyth Whelchel Chapel. Memorial service to be announced at later date.


Guestbook January 2, 2015

The entire staff of Hospice Compassus extends its deepest sympathy to the friends and family of Eleanor. Please know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers at this time.

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