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Helen Ruth (Doolittle) Wright

Daughter, sister, school teacher, wife, mother, grandmother and aunt. She was born March 4th, 1921 in Sydney, New York to Mark A. Dooilttle and Clara Louise (Chauncey) Doolittle. As she got older, she attended the Oneonta Teacher's College and became a teacher in a one room school house. When she was 21, she married Harold M. Wright in Greensboro, North Carolina, December 24, 1942. For the next 23 years, she had a total of 14 children and possibly one or two more that didn't survive. Her first child, Douglas was born in 1944 and her last, Esther Joy was born in 1967.
She died on the 31st of July, 2008 when a deep brain aneurism burst that had gone undetected and caused a lot of strange behavior late in her life.
After living in Binghamton, most of her life, she was living the last few years of her life with Tim in Norfolk Virginia. 

Below is a gallery of pictures of her life. They are sort of sorted chronologically by period(Early life to the last years, and then her funeral and burial in Greenlawn Cemetary, Bainbridge, New York. She had been cremated and buried with Harold. Her parents, and most of her siblings are buried nearby. 

Clicking on a photo will bring up a full size picture.

The first are her younger days. More will be added as I find them.

The next ones are "The Family Years" and are in no particular order. 

These are the pics of her funeral and burial ceremony August 2008