Robert Wright

Robert Austin Wright

1941 - 2021

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Mr. Robert “Bob” Austin Wright

Matamoras, PA


Mr. Robert “Bob” Austin Wright of Matamoras, PA entered into rest Monday, May 1, 2021 at his home.  He was 79.

Bob was born July 7, 1941 in Sparrowbush, NY the son of the late Vernon Austin and the late Mary Thompson Wright.

He went to school in the Sparrowbush School.  After graduation he went on to proudly serve in the United States Navy for four years in the Fighter Squadron 101, USNAS. Then he met Helen. They fell in love and were married on August 17, 1968. They bought their home in Matamoras, PA.  Bob had several jobs, learning several trades. He then became a custodian for The Delaware Valley Central School District where he retired at the age of 65. Bob was always there to lend a helping hand.


He is survived by his wife of 52 years Helen Boris Wright

His God Daughter Karen Crane

His niece Nellie Fedorka

His special friend Bonnie Dubovich and Joe Tufano, who was there when I needed him.

Bob’s dogs, Baby and Precious.

He also has several nieces and nephews.


He is predeceased by his loving parents Vernon and Mary Wright, and his brothers Lester, Vern, Alfred, and Frank Wright; his sisters Lottie Storms, Emily Davis and Nellie Kingston.


Bob’s family would like to give a special thanks to all the nurses and aids at Residential Hospice for all of their help and support.


There will be no visitation.


A graveside service will be held on Friday, May 7, 2021 at 10am at the Pine Hill Cemetery, 60 Cemetery Road, Sparrowbush, NY with Rev. Paul Zorn officiating.


Cremation was held at MacLennan Hall Crematorium, Milford, PA.


Funeral arrangements are by the GRAY-PARKER FUNERAL HOME, 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY 12771. 845-856-5191. For additional information, directions or to send a condolence to the family please visit .




Graveside Services

10:00 am - 10:30 am
Friday, May 7, 2021
Graveside Funeral Service will be held at Pine Hill Cemetery
60 Cemetery Road
Sparrowbush, New York, United States