James H. Wright, Sr. October 11, 1929 - December 30, 2018

James H. Wright, Sr., 89, of Allentown, passed away Sunday, December 30, 2018, in Phoebe Home.  He was the husband of the late Jeanne K. (Gordon).  They were married 65 years.  Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Harry H. and Mary E. (Reilly) Wright.  A 1947 graduate of Allentown High School, he served in the Army during the Korean War.  James was employed at First Student of Allentown as a bus driver for 25 years.  Previously, he was employed at ALPO in purchasing and in carpentry/construction at Brookhaven Homes.  Survivors: daughters, Dorene Miller and husband, Greg, Kutztown, Janet and partner, Patti Wantz, Bethlehem; grandsons, Charles Wehr and wife, Stacey, and great granddaughter, Rylee, Allentown, Kenneth Wehr and wife, Jennifer, Bethlehem.  Son, James, Jr., and brother, Joseph, preceded him in death.  Services: 1 PM Friday at STEPHENS FUNERAL HOME, INC. 274 N. Krocks Rd.  Call 12 PM until service time.  Contributions: in lieu of flowers, to Phoebe Home, Inc. 1925 Turner St. 18104.


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