Murchie Wright

Died: Mon., Oct. 31, 2016


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Murchie Roberts Wright  
A resident of Little Current.
Died peacefully at Manitoulin Centennial Manor, on Monday, October 31st, 2016 at the age of 85.
Born to parents Myrtle (nee Turner) and Hubert Wright, in New Brunswick on January 10th, 1931.
Murchie will be remembered as an active member of the community; playing sports, volunteering and serving the community. He could fix most anything. He was a humble mechanical genius with a wry sense of humour.
Predeceased by both his first wife Margaret and his second wife Glenna.
Loved father of
Gregory (Mary Lynn),
Terry (Ann),
Mitchell (Shelley),
and Kevin (Carol).
Proud grandfather of
Michael (Crystal), Jennifer,
Katie (Eric Levesque), Taylor,
Peter, Christopher (Sarah), Aaron,
Hope (Michael Swicegood), Greer (Austin Lones).
Great grandfather of
Elliott, Ben, Harrison, Oliver and Liam
Dear brother of
Marvin of California.
Predeceased by brother Harry and sisters Madeline and Sandra.
Will always be remembered by many nieces, nephews and friends.
The family will have a gathering at a later date, no services at this time.
If you would like to do a donation in Murchie's memory please donate to the Centennial Manor Aux.
Island Funeral Home can only accept cheques for all charitable donations.

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TAMMY and CHRIS LAIDLEY
   Posted Wed November 02, 2016
We are so very sorry to hear of your loss and our sincere sympathy to the entire family and friends as Murchie was a wonderful man. I very much enjoyed talking to him and watching him repair things...like my TV over the years and seeing him at the pharmacy and even in at my store for batteries and stationery items as we shared a laugh or two as I understood his humor. (Terry, I remember my first job at GG's and working with you all those years ago and the fun times we had there!)
May your fond memories fill your minds and hearts always.

kimberly Anderson/gibson
   Posted Wed November 02, 2016
Kim Anderson/Gibson;Steve Fraser; Wed Nov 2/2016.
We are so sorry to hear about your loss,Our thoughts and prayers are with you's all.Steve enjoyed going up and sitting with Murchie and have a good laugh and he enjoyed Murchie telling him stories of the past and what he all did.Steve said he was a smart man.I enjoyed going up also once in awhile, he had a kind heart made me laugh.Him and his dog two peas in a pod.He will be missed by his family and friends for sure..

Jan McMurray
   Posted Mon November 07, 2016
So sorry for your loss, thoughts and prayers are with you

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