Wright, Orville George
May 11, 1946 – December 2, 2013
Age 67 of New Hope. He was born May 11, 1946, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Ella and late Orville Wright. On August 19, 1967, he married and is survived by JoAnn O’Neal. He grew up in southern New Jersey, graduated from Rutgers University in 1967, moved to the Minneapolis-area in 1974, and worked a combined 38 years for Micro Component Technology, Inc. and Aetrium Incorporated. He is survived by his 3 sons, Mark (Brenda) of Washington, D.C.; Brad (Hallie) of Barrington, IL; David of New Hope, MN; grandchildren, Elsie and George; sisters, Nancy Sorley, Columbus, OH and Gail Wright, Tabernacle, NJ; and brother, Bob Wright, Chattanooga, TN. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m Friday December 6, with visitation before the service beginning at 12 noon at Spirit of Hope United Methodist, 7600 Harold Avenue, Golden Valley, MN. Memorial donations may be made to SpecialOlympics.Org.