Mark Oliver Wright, age 57 of Talbott, passed away Sunday, July 21, 2019 at Johnson City Medical Center surrounded by his family and friends, all the while keeping his sense of humor. His family are so proud of the long, hard, dignified battle he fought with ALS until the end. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Hertfordshire University obtaining 2:1 honors. His career was spent at Mahle as Senior Director of Purchasing. He was preceded in death by his parents, Eric and Sheila Wright.
Survivors include his wife of 34 years, Melanie Wright; daughter, Laura Wright-Owens (David); grandchildren, Oliver Wright-Owens, Connor Mark Wright-Owens, Matilda Wright-Owens; brother, Paul Wright (Helen); cousin, Stephen Hozier.
Funeral Mass will be 1:00 p.m., Saturday, July 27, 2019 at Alder Funeral Home. The family will receive friends following the service at the home from 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to ALS Association P.O. Box 37022 Boone, IA 50037-0022.
Arrangements by Alder Funeral Home