Obituaries

Charles C. Wright Sr.

July 5, 1936 - February 23, 2020

Service Date: February 29, 2020

Funeral Home Harding Litwin Funeral Home

Charles C. Wright, Sr., 83, of Tunkhannock passed away unexpectedly at the Abington Manor on Feb. 23, 2020.  He was born at the Mills Hospital in Towanda, PA on July 5, 1936 and he was the son of the late Curtis and E. Margaret Chamberlain Wright.  He was married to the former Barbara Joyce Shedden on June 15, 1957.

Charles was a graduate of the LeRoy Grade School and the Canton Area High School class of 1954.  Charles was a member of the Open Hand and Beech Flats Granges and enjoyed bowling.

Charles was employed at Sands Theater Enterprises, managing the Wysox and Starlite Drive-in Theaters. He was a truck driver for Towanda Wholesale, W.H. Johns Trucking, Acme Markets, and AWI Associates. After retirement, Charles was a security officer at the Wyoming County courthouse.

In addition to his wife, Charles is survived by children; Sandra (Raymond Jr.) Bagley, Cheryl (Richard Sr.) Pallman, Charles (Sharon) Wright, Jr., and Elizabeth (Brian) Johnson. Grandchildren; John (Asha) Bagley, Raychel (Christopher) Boggs, Eric Bagley, Bryan (Stacey) Pallman, Richard (Nina) Pallman, Jr., Tara Johnson, Brianna Johnson, Katie Wright, and Mary Wright. He is also survived by 14 great-grandchildren, a sister Carol Alexander, and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by brothers Rex and Stanley Chamberlain.

A graveside service will be held Saturday, February 29th, at the Sunnyside Cemetery, Tunkhannock at 11am, with friend Brad Goodman officiating.  In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association https://www.heart.org.  For online condolence visit www.aplitwinfunerlahomes.com.

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