Mrs. Marian Linn Wright

Mrs. Marian Linn Wright


Marian Linn Wright, 93, widow of the Reverend Robert Roy Wright, died on February 13, 2013 at Asbury Towers Retirement Community in Greencastle, Indiana where she resided for the past five years. She was born on June 24, 1919 in Craig, Nebraska. Marian graduated from Barnard College in 1941 with a bachelor of history degree and Teachers College, Columbia University in 1942 with a master's in education. She was a high school history teacher in Northport, New York and married her husband, Rev. Robert Roy Wright, the pastor of the East Northport United Methodist Church in 1944. Marian was fulfilled through teaching Sunday school, leading Bible studies, and holding positions in the Woman’s Society of Christian Service.

The Wrights lived in Port Washington for over 40 years, and loved everything about “Port.” In addition to being active members of the church, they loved Port Washington Library, Galloway Beach and life on Reid Avenue. Marian cherished the “Reid Avenue Ladies” who held tea parties each week, and celebrated every birthday together.

Mrs. Wright was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Robert in 2002 and her oldest son, Robert in 1990. Surviving are a son, David Wright of St. Louis, Missouri; a daughter, Meryl Weight; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Donations in Marian’s memory may be sent to the Port Washington United Methodist Church, or the charity of one’s choice.