In memory of
Margaret J. "Peggy" Wright
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In memory of
Margaret J. "Peggy" Wright
Margaret J. "Peggy" Wright June 24, 1928 - Feb. 20, 2017 San Jose Margaret J. "Peggy" Wright, age 88, of San Jose died Monday, February 20, 2017 at her home in San Jose. She was born June 24, 1928 in Grand Junction, CO to Harold and Elizabeth (Dodson) Woolverton. Peggy graduated from Mesa Junior College, Grand Junction, CO, in 1948 and transfered to Hasting College, Hastings, NE, that fall. It was there that she met Jim Wright who just happened to be seated by her in Chapel. Peggy graduated from Hastings in 1950 and taught First Grade for one year. Peggy and Jim were married June 17, 1951 in Grand Junction and she then moved to Denver. She taught in the Aurora, CO school system for 11 years. They moved to San Jose in 1966 and were married for 65 years. Peggy loved music and sang in many choirs, she also enjoyed antiquing, taking art lessons, painting, growing flowers in her garden, and her activities in her sorority and the C.A.R.E. Group. She is survived by her husband Jim, three nephews, and one niece. She was preceded in death by her parents. Her Funeral Service was March 7, 2017 at York, NE, Interment Greenwood Cemetery, York, NE. There will be a Memorial Service for Peggy at Santa Teresa Hills Presbyterian Church, 5370 Snell Avenue, San Jose, CA at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, April 22. View the online memorial for Margaret J. "Peggy" Wright
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