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🇺🇸 Lester A. Wright Jr., 69 – Served in US Air Force

Lester A. Wright Jr., 69, of Frackville, died Friday October 9, 2020 at his home.

Born in Washington DC, October 27, 1950, He was a son of the late Lester A. Sr. and Loma (Castle) Wright

Lester Served in the US Air Force during the Vietnam War.

He was a retired Case Worker Income Maintenance at PA Department of Public Welfare, Pottsville.

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He was a member of Frackville American Legion Post 398, and Frackville Elks Lodge 1533.

He was preceded in death by son Travis Wright in 2016; sister Jeanne Pelachick

Surviving are his wife of 47 years Chom (Che) ”Sunny” Wright; daughter Loren Wright of Frackville 2 brothers John P. Wright and his wife Paula of St. Clair; Joseph T. Wright and his wife Ann of Atlanta GA, beloved grandson Christian “Bubba” Zeigler, Nephews Anthony, Cory and Tyler Wright; Niece Kelsy Wright.

Private Graveside Services with military honors will be held at from Indiantown Gap National Cemetery Annville, for both Lester and his son Travis. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Schuylkill County Women in Crisis P.O. Box 96 Pottsville, PA 17901.

Nice Hart Funeral Home Inc., Frackville, is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences can be sent to

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