Mary Wright

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Mary D. Wright, nee Sabo, 83, of Belleville, IL, born May 9, 1935, in St. Louis, MO, died Saturday, May 19, 2018, at St. Elizabeth Hospital, O’Fallon, IL.

Mrs. Wright worked for many years at Buss Fuse Company, St. Louis, MO.  She was a member of St. Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Church, Belleville, IL.  An avid bingo lover, Mary looked forward to Friday night bingo at St. Augustine’s.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Alvie Wright; a daughter, Donna Wright; a son, Daniel A. Wright; her parents, Thomas and Elizabeth, nee Sieper, Sabo; three brothers, Andrew Sabo, Ardie Sabo, and Ernie Sabo; and two sisters, Annie Sillis and Wilma Hummert.

Surviving are two children, Jo Ann (Joseph) Maty of Belleville, IL, and David Wright of Anna, IL;
three grandchildren, Elizabeth (Zach) Hobson of High Ridge, MO, Ellen Maty (fiancé, Steve Clark) of Belleville, IL, and Paul Maty of Mascoutah, IL;
one great-granddaughter, Libby;
three brothers, Thomas (Mary) Sabo, Edward (Marie) Sabo, and Joseph Sabo;
two sisters, Betty Metzger, and Viola Burgess;
and many nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Abundant Living for All (ALFA) – Mascoutah, IL.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation:  Friends may visit with the family from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral:  Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, with Msgr. William McGhee officiating.

Burial will be at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, IL.



1 Comment on Mary Wright

Patty (Bassler) Miller said : Guest Report May 21, 2018 at 10:49 PM

JoAnn, David, and family, Please accept my most sincere sympathy in the death of your sweet mother. She was a most kind and wonderful neighbor to our family. Heaven has another angel. You are all in my heart and prayers during this sad time. God Bless.

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