2012-08-23 / Obituaries

Michela  P. Wright

Michela P. Wright died on August 18, 2012, in Carmel, New York. She was born on September 16, 1927, in Manhattan and educated in New York City schools. She moved to Carmel in 1968 via (in the main) Los Angeles, California and Milton, New York.

Michela (“Mickey”) married Evan J. Wright on September 1, 1951. She is survived by her loving husband and five children: Shawn and his wife Mindy;

Morgan; Monte and his wife Mary; Jill; and Dave, as well as four grandchildren, of Danbury and New Paltz.

Mickey was a teacher in Louisville, Kentucky for two years following her graduation from Barnard College in New York and taught again at Pawling Elementary for 21 years, from 1971 to 1992. She is often and lovingly remembered by many of her students and neighbors.

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