Ann M. Wright

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Born in Elgin, Illinois on September 2, 1927

Departed on April 6, 2019 and resided in Indianapolis, Indiana

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Ann M. Wright, 91 of Indianapolis passed away peacefully on April 6, 2019.

She was born in Elgin, IL to the late Antonio and Mary Masi. She was a member of Old Bethel United Methodist Church. Her hobbies included gardening and sewing, and she was an avid animal lover (especially her cats).

She is survived by her husband of 67 years William “Bill” L. Wright, Jr; children Linda Hachey (Dave), Vicky Wright-Hunt, Cathy Shields, and Mike Wright (Stacy); grandchildren Jennifer Melling (Lee), Amy Childers (Nick), Teresa Richardson, Brandon Wright (Nicci), Nicholas Wright (Angye Peters), Natalie Shields, Andrew Shields, and Wyatt Wright; 11 great-grandchildren; and sister Helen McCulloch.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers Russ and Victor Masi.

Visitation will be held Saturday, April 13 from 11 AM to 2 PM at Flanner Buchanan – Washington Park East, 10722 E. Washington St, Indianapolis with a Funeral Service beginning at 2 PM. Burial will follow at Washington Park East Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Old Bethel United Methodist Church, 7995 E 21st St, Indianapolis, IN 46219 or to the Animal Protection League, 613 Dewey St, Anderson, IN 46016 or online at

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  1. Bruce W. Buchanan April 8, 2019 at 4:42 pm - Reply

    There are few things more difficult than dealing with the loss of a loved one. I am honored that you have chosen our family to care for your family during this time. Please let me know if there is more we can do to help celebrate your loved-one’s life.

    My Warmest Regards,

    Bruce W. Buchanan
    4th Generation Owner
    Since 1881

  2. Lindsey April 8, 2019 at 6:02 pm - Reply

    I am so sorry to hear of the death of Ann. The passing away of a loved one is always with much sorrow. May we have faith and confidence in the Bible’s promise of a time when pain, sickness and death are a thing of the past (Revelation 21:3, 4). My condolences are with the family at this difficult time.

  3. Sandy grady April 9, 2019 at 12:56 am - Reply

    Linda so sorry for your loss sending prayers your way!!

  4. Robin Winings April 9, 2019 at 5:58 am - Reply

    She was a great lady and that resulted in a great family. My deepest sympathy to you all. Hugs!

  5. Nena Scott April 9, 2019 at 7:24 am - Reply

    Candle 2Linda,
    I am so sorry for your loss! Sending prayers your way!

  6. Kim and Leo Tarplee April 9, 2019 at 12:30 pm - Reply

    We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you.

  7. Ron and Rosemarie Beemer April 9, 2019 at 4:12 pm - Reply

    Our deepest sympathy to Bill and his family. We have many pleasant memories of the many times we were with Ann and Bill and the children in their younger years. Our prayers are with all of you.

  8. Marlene Brewer April 10, 2019 at 8:33 am - Reply

    Bless her and all her family!

  9. Susie and Dale April 10, 2019 at 3:35 pm - Reply

    Candle 2So sorry for you loss Vicky and family.

  10. Joe & Judy OConnor April 11, 2019 at 11:10 am - Reply

    Bill, Linda, Vicky, Cathy and Mike…
    Judy and I were blessed to have met Ann and all of you when we first moved into our old neighborhood in the mid 60’s. To this day, we
    have always considered all of you our BEST and forever friends. We know that ANN is somewhere right now enjoying watching and listening as everyone is saying nice things about her and tell hundreds of funny and happy stories that they experienced with Ann. We
    will miss Ann very much and will always hear her laughing when we think of her. Bill and Ann have always been very special friends
    and true members of the O’Connor family. We are also thankful for all the Wright girls. Without them, we would never have been able to go out to dinner on the weekends in Indianapolis. Hopefully, they saved enough of our babysitting $$$ to afford a nice car or dress. Seriously, we will always remember and keep Ann in our thoughts and prayers. We’re sure Bill knows and appreciates how fortunate he was when a long time ago Ann said YES, when he proposed to her. May God Bless You Ann … You earned it.
    Love to all the Wrights and their extended families … Judy and Joe O’Connor

  11. Gloria and Michael Williams April 11, 2019 at 1:30 pm - Reply

    Candle 4We are very sorry for your loss.

  12. Sandy Chandler April 12, 2019 at 2:53 pm - Reply

    So sorry for your loss. Have many fond memories of our visits. Loved it when you visited us. I also have fond memories of when I visited you. I had so much fun. I appreciate Aunt Anne’s hospitality. Always felt welcome. Will miss her but feel blessed to have those wonderful memories. Love you all.

  13. Kim Copeland April 12, 2019 at 10:43 pm - Reply

    Cathy, I am so sorry for the lose of your mom. I will always remember all the fun get together with grandma and grandpa and all the kids and family at your house. Thank you and all of the family for always making me and my family feel apart of yours. I care and love you!!!!! Kim

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