David Thomas Wright

  • Born: June 11, 1943
  • Died: December 15, 2020
  • Location: Concord, New Hampshire

Phaneuf Funeral Homes & Crematorium - Hanover Street

243 Hanover Street
Manchester, NH 03104

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Tel. (603) 625-5777

Tribute & Message From The Family


Loving Family Man Who Will Be Missed By Many

David Thomas Wright, beloved husband, father grandfather and brother, passed away on December 15, 2020. David was born in Lynn, MA on June 11, 1943 to the late David Wright and Jennie Wright.

David joined the U.S. Navy at a young age and was a proud Vietnam Veteran. He went on to join the Merchant Marines where he enjoyed his travels around the world. He was a member of the American Legion, Penacook, NH Post 31.

David and Lorraine moved to NH in 1985. Together they liked to travel, with the south being a favorite destination. David enjoyed his work at Sam's Club after his retirement from the Merchant Marines. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle and taking drives with Lorraine. He was known to frequent yard sales and enjoyed leather work and watching movies.

David is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Lorraine Wright (Anthony) and 4 children: Barbara Fontaine and husband Dana, Philip Wright and wife Suzanne, Karen Wright and partner Kyle Mangawang, and Steven Wright. He leaves behind 13 adoring grandchildren and 4 loving great granddaughters. He is survived by his brother George Wright and his domestic partner Suzanne Silvestri. He was predeceased by his daughter Cathy Atkins, brother Charles Wright and sister Bonnie Guthro.

David was a loving family man and will be deeply missed by so many.

Services will be held on Sunday, December 20th at Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 243 Hanover Street, Manchester. Visitation will take place from 2PM-5PM with a prayer service and military honors at 3PM.

Please note current restrictions limiting funeral home capacity to no more than 50%. Those in attendance are respectfully requested to wear face coverings and practice social distancing.


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My dad and mom with two of their great-granddaughters, Rilynn on Great-Grandpa's lap and Liana in Great-Grandma's arms. Miss you so much dad!!

Posted by Karen Wright - Belmont, NH - Daughter   December 19, 2020

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I'm very sorry to hear about Dave. I worked at Sam's club with him for six years. It's been a long time since I had seen Dave, but I'm glad I got know him the time I did. He will be missed. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.

Posted by Rob Potter - Concord, NH - Coworker   December 19, 2020

Lorraine, Dave and I are so sorry to hear about Dave's passing. We always enjoyed seeing the two of you at the post. He was always happy and had a story. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the rest of the family. Deb and Dave Moore

Posted by debra Moore - Concord, NH - Friend   December 18, 2020

I send my sincere condolences to David's family.Due to a medical condition, I am unable to fill my gas tank. He was always a gentleman, courteous and friendly. May God Bless his soul.

Posted by Nancy Wilson Wilson - Concord, NH - Acquaintance   December 18, 2020

I am so sorry to hear of Dave's passing. I always enjoyed seeing he and Lorraine at Post #31, and occasionally helping him navigate technology. May memories help comfort the family during this difficult time.
~Jenn Angus

Posted by Jennifer Angus - Friend   December 17, 2020


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My dad and mom with two of their great-granddaughters, Rilynn on Great-Grandpa's lap and Liana in Great-Grandma's arms. Miss you so much dad!!