John H. Wright, 44, husband of Heather (Young) Wright passed away suddenly on Monday, May 1, 2017 at home. Born in Meriden on January 10, 1973, he was the son of Harvey and Sharon (Palmer) Wright. John was a lifelong resident of Meriden and graduated from Xavier High School and attended the Culinary Institute of America. He worked as a chef in Hilton Head, SC, the Ebb Tide, and other local restaurants. He enjoyed scouting and he earned the rank of Eagle Scout. He also enjoyed target practice with his rifle. John will be remembered for his great sense of humor, his cooking and his love of tattoos.
He is survived by his parents, his daughter, Kaitlyn; his sister, Pamela Nettleton and her husband Jimmy; his niece, Calli and his nephew, Conner Nettleton.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, May 5th at 7 p.m. at the John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home, 88 E. Main St., Meriden, CT 06450. Friends may call at the funeral home prior to the service on Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, May 6th at 11 a.m. at Walnut Grove Cemetery following calling hours from 9:30 to 10:30 at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the National M.S. Society 659 Tower Ave. 1st Floor, Hartford, CT 06112-1269