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Joseph Wright

September 13, 1935 - October 3, 2015


Joseph Yarley Wright, born on September 13, 1935 in Leslie, Fife, Scotland, died at Victoria General Hospital much sooner than expected on October 3rd. Joe is survived by his loving wife Joanne of 56 years and will be sadly missed by his two sons Joseph (Chris) and John (Kristy), his brother John (Janie), his three nieces Patricia, Eleanor and Linsay, and his grandchildren Jaimee, Max and Evan. Vancouver Island was his final destination after working in Ontario, Saskatchewan, and Alberta as a geologist. His many interests included gardening, photography, Scrabble and singing with the Duncan Choral Society.

No service by request.

Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of the donor's choice.


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From: H.W. Wallace Cremation and Burial Centre Staff

H.W. Wallace Cremation and Burial Centre Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Brenda Dhaene
Relation: contact through choir - known for many years.

Dear Joanne and family, please accept my sincere sympathy in the passing of Joe.
Brenda (Dhaene)
formerly of Duncan Choral Society

From: Erika Godfrey
Relation: Fellow member of Duncan Choral Society

Dear Joanne and family, My most sincere condolences at this sad time. Joe was a wonderful choir member and I always looked forward to his cheerful greetings every week. He will be greatly missed. Erika Godfrey

From: Lynda Marc
Relation: Joe and I sang together

Dear Joanne Jacques and I were so shocked to read of Joe’s sudden passing. I stood next to him for so many years and enjoyed his dry Scottish wit. He will definitely be missed. Thinking of you and your family. Sincerely, The Marcs

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