Louis H. Wright went to be with the Lord on January 9, 2023. His death was due to complications from Pulmonary Fibrosis. Louis enjoyed family, antiquing, fishing, reading, and traveling, and he particularly enjoyed his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Born in Washington, Missouri, on December 22, 1938, Louis was the son of Stanley and Valta Fern Wright. He attended Washington High School and then went on to obtain his B.S. in Elementary Education from Southeast Missouri State University and his M.S. in Education from Southern Illinois University. He taught for nine years in the Lindbergh School District before becoming a principal in Fox C-6 School District and the American School in Buenos Aires for a combined 25 years. He was also recognized as Jefferson County Distinguished Elementary Principal. After retiring, Louis and his wife Nancy moved from St. Louis to Erie to be near their family.
Louis married Nancy Glenn Pace of Washington, MO on June 3, 1960. To their union was born one daughter Christine Glenn, who married Bradley J. Stuart of Edinboro. Chris and Brad gave Nancy and Louis two beautiful granddaughters, Ashley Glenn and Katie Lee.
He was preceded in death by his wife, parents, sisters Mary Whitworth and Betty Lee Damschroeder, and nephew Michael Whitworth. Louis is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Chris and Brad Stuart; two grandchildren Ashley (Ryan) Graham and Katie (Ethan) Moore; two great-grandchildren Brathan and Bowyn and baby boy #3 on the way; a brother-in-law and many nieces and nephews.
On Monday, January 16, 2023, friends and family may call at Van Matre Funeral Home, 306 Erie Street, Edinboro from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and attend the funeral service following at 11 a.m. with Pastor Mike Priestap of McLane Church officiating. Interment will follow at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to McLane Church, 12511 Edinboro Road, Edinboro, PA 16412, or to the American Lung Association.