NEWPORT - Joan L. (Bubb) Wright, 76, of Howe Township, Newport, passed away peacefully on May 28, 2014, at the Harrisburg Hospital.
She was born Oct. 30, 1937, in Lewistown, daughter of the late Palmer E. and Athalia (Bigelow) Bubb.
Joan was a 1955 graduate of Newport High School and was a homemaker.
Joan was the widow of Robert E. (Bob) Wright and is survived by: five children, Jeffery Wright, Steven Wright and wife, Karen, all of Liverpool, Edward Wright, Lori Reigle and husband, Dave, all of Newport, and Barbara Wright-Gabert, of Elliottsburg; sisters, Karen Smith, of Blain, Jane Myers, of Carlisle; brothers, Larry Bubb, of Millerstown, Ron Bubb, of Arkansas, Robert Bubb, of Newport, and Bill Bubb, of Boalsburg; eight grandchildren, Michael and Josh Gabert, Kristen Holley, Jami Scheib, Wendy and Jason Wright, Cale Reigle and Amanda McMillen; four great- grandchildren, Aaryn Redman, Xavier Koser, Trenten Holley and Jaysen Wright; and three stepgreat- grandchildren, Emily, Alex and Jeffrey Bubb.
She was preceded in death by brother, Stanley Bubb and infant brother, Richard Bubb.
There will be no services.
The family suggests contributions in memory of Joan to Perry County Animal Rescue Inc., 507 Sugar Run Road, Millerstown, PA 17062 or a charity of one's choice.
Arrangements are by David M. Myers Funeral Home, Newport.