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Rita Wright

December 17, 1931 — May 14, 2020

Rita Wright, age 88 of Plymouth, passed away peacefully on May 14, 2020. Beloved wife of the late Gordon. Loving mother of Vicki (Joseph) Philips, Mark (Debbie) Wright, Greg (Karen) Wright, Kenneth (Laura) Wright and Glenn (Cathy) Wright. Proud grandmother of 18 and great grandmother of 6.

Rita was the most dedicated wife, mother and grandmother to her grandchildren and great grandchildren, attending all of their sporting events, plays, dance recitals, and other events in their life. Her favorite saying was, “I’m blessed”. Out of everything, there was one very important aspect in her life that topped everything, her faith. Rita Wright was a firm believer in Christ and knew that it was her time to be called home to heaven. Knowing how strong her faith was, we can be comforted knowing she is in heaven being reunited with her beloved Gordon and all of her loved ones that have passed before her.

Private funeral services will take place Wednesday, May 20th (times to be announced) at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, 47650 N. Territorial Rd., Plymouth. Private visitation for family and invited guests will be at the Schrader-Howell Funeral Home, 280 S. Main St., Plymouth, Tuesday May 19th and Wednesday, May 20th at church beginning at (to be announced). Scripture service will be livestreamed on Tuesday beginning at 5:30 PM. Rita’s funeral mass will also be livestreamed from church. Please click the “Tribute Wall” link at the top of Rita’s obituary at 5:15pm on Tuesday and on Wednesday (times to be announced) at which time the live streaming will begin.

Please be advised that in observance of the governmental order from the State of Michigan, we will be limiting funeral/visitation gatherings to 10 people at any one time. When in attendance, we kindly ask, for the safety and well-being of the families we serve and for your health, that everyone practice social distancing and consideration for other guests in attendance by keeping your visit brief.

Memorials may be made to PBJ Outreach, P. O. Box 702458, Plymouth, Michigan 48170 or to the Alzheimer's Association, 2500 Telegraph Road, Suite 300, Southfield, Michigan 48033

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