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Hobert "Hobie" E. Wright

December 24, 1924 — April 11, 2021

Hobert E. "Hobie" Wright, 96, of Greensburg, formerly of Terra Alta, WV, and Elizabeth Township, passed away Sunday, April 11, 2021. He was born December 24, 1924 in St. Albans, WV, and was the son of the late Mac and Alma (Minez) Wright. He was the husband of the late Geraldine (Marraccini) Wright and the late Betty Ellen (Lang) Wright. Hobie was a US Marine Corps Veteran of WWII and the Korean War. He participated in action against the enemy on Iwo Jima from February 19, 1945 to March 16, 1945. He re-enlisted after WWII and served in the Korean War. He is survived by his sons, Douglas D. (Jani) Wright of Dilliner, Robert D. Wright of Pittsburgh, and Patrick M. (Stacy) Wright of Camp Hill, daughter, Victoria (Brian) Weiler of Atlanta, GA, companion, Jane Brosnick of Herminie, 11 grandchildren, and 6 great-grandchildren. Friends are welcome Thursday, April 15, 2021 from 10 am to 12 pm at the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, director. Service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Thursday at 12 pm noon. Interment with Military Honors will follow at Round Hill Cemetery, Elizabeth Township. Condolences may be made at Gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com
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Thursday, April 15, 2021

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

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6028 Smithfield St, Boston, PA 15135

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Thursday, April 15, 2021

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory

6028 Smithfield St, Boston, PA 15135

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