Date of Birth October 5, 1948
Date Deceased November 30, 2022
Hometown Pulteney
Home State N.Y.
Service Date December 8, 2022
Service Time 11:00 a.m.
Service Location Bath National Cemetery
Interment Location Bath National Cemetery


PULTENEY – Robert “Bob” A. Wright, 74, of Pulteney, NY passed Wednesday (Nov. 30th). Bob was born on October 5, 1948, to the late Fredrick and Pauline (Douden) Wright.

Bob joined the U.S. Marines out of high school, serving in Vietnam as an aircraft mechanic. Upon returning home, he spent many years working various jobs in the area. He enjoyed traveling to tractor shows, watching auto racing, and working on various projects with his son Shane and stepsons Tim and Jim.

Bob is predeceased by his parents and brother Jon Wright. He is survived by his significant other of 30 years Hazel Buck of Pulteney, NY; Sons Shane (Melissa Holley) Wright of Penn Yan, Shad (Kristen) Wright of Madison, MS; Grandchildren Mallory (Austin), Lilliana, Aubry, and Sawyer Wright; Brothers Mark, Tom, Brian Wright; Sister Chris Fox; Stepchildren Tim (Brenda) Buck, Katrina (Jim) Majoros, and Brandie (Tony) Falcione; many step grandchildren. Bob will especially be missed by “Buddy” his cocker spaniel who he shared many hours of loyal companionship with.

A graveside service will be held at the Bath National Cemetery on Thursday (December 8th) at 11 am with military honors followed by a celebration of life at the Bath American Legion. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation in Bob’s honor to your local VA hospital.

The Bishop & DeSanto Funeral Home, 35 Main St., Hammondsport is honored to assist Bob’s family with the arrangements.

Online condolences or remembrances of Bob are welcome in the comment section below or on the Facebook page of Bishop-Johnson & DeSanto Funeral Home.

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  1. My heart will never be the same without you. Knowing you, living you, sharing so many memories of you are the things that keep me going. I will forever miss you. Thank you for loving me as your own. I love you so much. Fly high and dance with the angels.

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