Mrs. Rebecca Wright, a native and lifelong resident of Rushden, passed away last Friday at 109, Washbrook-road, where she had resided for 25 years. Aged 69, she was the widow of Mr. John Wright, who died in 1922. She had been in failing health for more than a year.
Four sons, Messrs. Ernest, Frank, Sidney and Robert Wright, are bereaved, with two daughters, Mrs. K. Newman and Mrs. L. Ingyon, of Irthlingborough.
The funeral took place at Rushden on Monday, when a service was conduted at St. Peter's Church by the Vicar Rev. P. Barwell Spriggs). The family mourners were Mr. J. E. Wright and Mrs. S. V. Newman (son and daughter), Mr. F. R. Wright and Mrs. G. Ingyon (son and daughter), Messrs. H. S. and R. L. Wright (sons), Mrs. H. Todd and Mrs. G. Smith, Higham Ferrers (sisters), Mrs. G. Ward, Mrs. E. Cox and Mrs. S. Smith (sisters), Mr. S. V. Newman and Mrs. J. E. Wright (son-in-law and daughter-in-law), Mr. G. Ingyon and Mrs. H. S. Wright (son-in-law and daughter-in-law).
Inscriptions on the floral tributes were as follows:
In affectionate remembrance of mother, from Ern and Gert: In loving memory of mother, Elsie and Vern; In memory of darling mother, Frank and Bob; To mother, Syd and Doris; God Himself the soul will keep, giving His beloved sleepIn loving memory of dear mother, Lily and Gus (Irthlingborough); In loving memory of our dear sister, from Flo and Bert; In loving memory of our dear sister, from Nell and George; in loving memory of my dear sister, from RosePeace, perfect peace; With remembrance of my dear sister, from Emm and Ern; In loving memory of a dear, kind sister, Lily and Sam Smith; With deepest sympathy, from neighbours and friends, Washbrook-road; With deepest sympathy, from the family of the late Mr. and Mrs. RicePeace, perfect peace; In affectionate remembrance of Aunt Rebecca, from Lily, Will and Violet; Mr. G. F. Whipple and Miss Mary J. Whipple; With deepest sympathy, Mr. and Mrs. Holt, Harry and Bill; From Reg; With deepest sympathy, from Win; In loving memory of a dear friend, from Archie and Phyl; With deepest sympathy, J. T. James, Chelveston.