Betty Wright

Born: Wed., Apr. 16, 1924
Died: Sun., Sep. 17, 2017


9:30 AM to 10:00 AM, Fri., Sep. 22, 2017
Location: St. Francis Catholic Church

Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 AM Fri., Sep. 22, 2017
Location: St. Francis Catholic Church

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   Elizabeth Ann "Pinky" Wright, 93, of Quincy died at 11:20 am Sunday (September 17, 2017) in her home.

   Born April 16, 1924 in Quincy Betty was the daughter of Herman and Sue Bringaze Pinkelman.  She married Richard E. Wright.  He preceded her in death in October 1985.

  Betty was a lifelong member of St. Francis Solanus Church and the Ladies of St. Francis.  She loved to play Bridge and do puzzles.  Betty dedicated her life to help and serve others by volunteering for the Red Cross, Adams County Health Department, St. Vincent's Home, Good Samaritan Home, Quincy Hospitality House and RSVP where she received an award for the most hours volunteering in 2014.

   Betty was employed as a lab technician at St. Mary Hospital and the Quincy Clinic for several years until her retirement.

   Survivors include two daughters, Martha Loos of Quincy, Sarah Wright of Higbee, MO; one grandchild Emily Ann Loos of Quincy; three great grandchildren Aubrey Loos, Adelyn Loos and Tatum Lerum; several loving cousins, nieces, nephews and a special niece Terri Uppinghouse and a special friend Hazel Mills.

   Betty was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one brother Herman Pinkelman and a sister Arlene Fiechtl.

   A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday morning at 10:00 a.m. in St. Francis Church with Rev. Donald Blaeser  O.F.M. officiating.  Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.

   Visitation will be held Friday morning from 9:30 until 10:00 in St. Francis Solanus Church.

   Memorials may be made to St. Francis Solanus Church or to St. Louis Childrens Hospital.

   The family would like to thank Joanie and Molly from Blessing Hospice for their compassion and care for Betty.



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Sarah Wright
   Posted Mon September 18, 2017
Rest now Mom, Elizabeth Ann (Betty) (Pinky) Pinkelman Wright. You are with your Sister Arlene Fiechtl, your Brother Herman, and most of all with Dad, (1985). You have earned your rest. You now know everything. I love you and I will miss you always Mom. Your youngest Daughter, Sarah Ann Wright

Rose Mary Nesbit
   Posted Tue September 19, 2017
Enjoyed your mother while working at the Quincy Clinic. She was always kind, caring and fun. You know she touched many people. May she rest in peace.

Susie Bliven Calkins
   Posted Wed September 20, 2017
Martha and Sarah , our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families. Sarah i know you prob don't remember me but our fathers worked together at St Marys Hospital. May all your memories of your parents give you and martha comfort . Susie

Maureen Grimes & Janet Doellman
   Posted Fri September 22, 2017
Dear Martha, Emily, Aubrey, Adelyn, Tatum, and Sarah: Betty gave her all to being the best
and most loving to her immediate family and all she knew. She always put others first and tried to take care of and help everyone and be a faithful Christian who put her
personal and extended family first in her life. As cousins who lived near her in our "Quincy years"Love, we cherish the happy memories of "beautiful Betty".

Maureen and Janrt

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