Ernest E. Wright
1926 - 2019
Obituary of Ernest E. Wright
Ernest Eugene Wright, who was affectionately called Gene, by family and friends was born on December 21, 1926, in
He received his education in the
Ernest became a self-taught musician, and fell in love with the Saxophone, as well the Piano during his service to our country.
Ernest was joined in marriage to the late Dolores Jane Smith of
Ernest was employed with the New York City Transit Association and retired in 1986 after years of service. After his retirement, he and wife, Dolores, along with sons, Bruce and Scott, moved to Shinnecock Indian Reservation where Dolores was born.
Ernest always had special stories he loved to share and music he enjoyed playing for others. He was a patient and kind person, who looked for ways to encourage others to share their talents and gifts.
Ernest Eugene Wright, 92, was predeceased by brother's William Wright, of
He is survived by his sister, Toni Tepper (Walter) of
Our father will be greatly missed, but his music and stories will continue to be a part of our lives forever.
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