MIDLAND - Dolores J. Cilli Wright, 79, of Midland, passed away unexpectedly, Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 18, 2012, at her home.
Born June 21, 1933, in Midland, she was a daughter of the late Adam and Susie Schell Cilli. She was born and raised in Midland, had graduated form Presentation Catholic School, and had attended Lincoln High School in Midland. She loved to play Bingo and especially loved to cook for her family.
Preceding her in death besides her parents, was her husband of 47 years, Virgil J. Wright Sr., on Aug. 1, 2000; a sister, Carmella Flara; a brother, Dominic Cilli; and a son-in-law, John N. Yoho.
She will be sadly missed by her family including two sons, Virgil J. Jr. (Cindy) Wright, Canton, David W. Wright, East Liverpool; two daughters, Susan Yoho, Seymour, Tenn., Lisa Wright, Midland; a brother, Edward Cilli, Midland; two sisters, Elizabeth "Lizzie" Zahrndt, Midland, Marian (Tom) Hohl, Houston, Texas; three grandchildren, Virgil "VJ" III (Kinsey) Wright, New Kensington, Pa., Christopher (Erica) Wright, Canton, Ohio, Marissa Wright, East Liverpool; three great-grandchildren, Avery, Creston, and Ayla. Also surviving are several special nieces and nephews who affectionately referred to her as Aunt Dee.
Friends will be received Sunday from noon to 6 p.m. in the Schwerha-Noll Funeral Home, 600 Beaver Ave., Midland, where a blessing service will be held Monday at 10:30 a.m. conducted by Father Michael Yaksick. Private interment will take place at Beaver Cemetery.
The family would like to thank everyone who helped Dolores both medically and personally. Your help allowed her to live life to the fullest.