Wilmer R. Wright, Jr.



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Irondequoit: Sunday, October 18, 2009. Predeceased by his son, Robert Karker. Survived by his loving wife of 33 years, Fern Wright; sons, Gordon (Pamela) Wright, William (Rhonda) Karker, James (Carrie) Karker; daughters, S. Lee Wright, F. Cathi (David) Balonek, Dawn (Joseph) Steehler; sisters, Patricia (Richard) O’Brien, Betty Brady; grandchildren, Terrance & Tyler Wright, Julie & Joe, Jr. Steehler, Scott & Amelia Balonek, Ryan & Cassidy Karker, Will & Robert Karker, Ronnie & James Karker; several nieces, nephews and cousins; many dear friends. Wilmer was a veteran of the United States Marine Corp. He was an active member of the Good News Jail and Prison Ministry. Friends may call Wednesday 2-4 & 7-9 PM at the Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home, 1075 Long Pond Road. His Memorial Service will be held Thursday 10:00 AM at Browncroft Community Church, 2530 Browncroft Blvd., 14625. Interment Private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Wayne County Rural Ministry, Come-Unity Center, 4095 West Main St., PO Box 73, Williamson, NY 14589 or Good News Jail and Prison Ministry, 130 Plymouth Ave. South, Rochester, NY 14614 in his memory.


  1. Gordon on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    Goodbye Dad. Your suffering is over now. It was a beautiful fall morning when you were called home. Enjoy your sail off into the sunrise! With much Love and Gratitude, Your Son

  2. Linda Danesi on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    Gordon – I just learned about the passing of your father. Please know that my thoughts are with you and your family and you can always contact me if you need anything.

  3. Cindy McReynolds on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    Gordon – I’m sorry to hear of the loss of your father. He always was such a gentleman with a warm heart and a smile to pass on down at the yacht club. We will surely miss him. Cindy

  4. Deb Wight on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    Gordon, Sorry to hear about the loss of your Dad. I remember whenever he was at the club his smile and friendly hello to me. All the best to you and your family during this time. deb

  5. Shannon Stock on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    Gordon: I am very sorry to hear about your father. I am sure he is in a better place. Send my condolences to your family.

  6. Chris Titus on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    Lee, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your dad. He was strong as you are strong and he will always be with you. My love and condolences are for you, Gordon, Fern and your whole family at this time. Chris

  7. Siobhan O'Neill & Robert Adler on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    To Lee and her family, Please accept our deepest condolences. We know how hard this can be for everyone. Our thoughts are with you. with love and care, Rob and Siobhan

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