She is the sister of
Marcelle Jacobs Wright
Marcelle Jacobs Wright, a retired registered nurse, died at Our Lady of
Lourdes Hospital in Lafayette, LA on Monday, October 3, 2005 at 12:10 PM.
She was 86. Mrs Wright was a native and lifelong resident of New Orleans LA.
She graduated from Charity Hospital School of Nursing. She join the U.S.
Navy, achieved the rank of Lieutenant, and during WWII served as a Navy
nurse in the South Pacific. In 1981, she retired from the V.A. Hospital
after 20 years of nursing service. She was the wife (for over 60 years) of
the late Col. Joseph D. Wright, USAF (ret); the mother of Joseph D. Wright,
Jr.; Sister of Yvonne MacDonald, Clare and Henry Jacobs and the late Lily
Lightel, Alma Jacobs, Leona Schwab, Ruth Johnson, Bertha Ringhiser, Alice
Hoffman and Louise Doria; and grandmother of Joseph D. Wright, III.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral. A
Funeral Mass will be celebrated in the chapel of L.A. Muhleisen and Son,
2607 Williams Blvd. on Friday, October 7, 2005 at 11:00 A.M. Interment in
Port Hudson National Cemetery. Visitation from 9:00 A.M. until 11:00 A.M. on
Would any family members have photos of John and his sister Cuba Jean?