Alfred Wright

Obituary of Alfred James Wright

WRIGHT, Alfred James "Fred" It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we share with you the passing of Fred, surrounded by his family on Christmas Eve, December 24, 2019 at 89 years of age. Beloved husband of Shirley (nee Tofflemire) for 63 years. Loving Dad of Dorothy Howson and husband Rick and Janet Wright. Proud Grandpa of Crystal Cross (Greg), Dana Verbeem (Ricky), Scott Harball (Nicole), Ryan Harball (Emily) and his great grandchildren, Kody, Brady, Macy, Carter, Caeleb and Sophia. Dearest brother of Ola Frankfurth (late Kenneth), late Bob Wright (Dorothy), Fay Parsons (late Jim) and Barbara Dennis. Fred was a motorcycle enthusiast. He was one of the original members of the Erie Ramblers Motorcycle Club (ERMC), founded in 1954. Fred was a lifelong farmer, born and raised on the family farm. He also worked for many years with the Gosfield North Telephone System. The Wright family would like to thank the caring and friendly staff at Country Village Health Care Centre for taking great care of him during his short time there. Also to the wonderful supportive staff from C.C.A.C. for their in home care. Being a gentle man who lived a quiet farm life, it is his wish not to have a funeral. A private family graveside service will take place. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association by contacting the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Ave. E., Essex (519-776-4233). Family and friends are invited to share their memories online at