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Voletta E. (Newman) Wright

July 17, 1946 March 5, 2020
Voletta E. (Newman) Wright
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Obituary for Voletta E. (Newman) Wright

Voletta E. Wright, 73 of Sylvania, passed away unexpectedly, Thursday, March 5, 2020 at her home. She was born Voletta Newman on July 17, 1946 in Toledo, Ohio to John and Voletta (Dick) Newman. In 1966 she married Peter Wright in Toledo, OH. Voletta and Peter had 2 daughters together and celebrated 40 years of marriage. In addition to being a wife and mother, Voletta was a homemaker. Two of her greatest joys were eating out at IHOP and shopping at Walmart. However, it was her family that remained her greatest joy.

Voletta is survived by her 3 daughters: Sherry Vasko of Metamora, Natalie (Bill) Vance of Bowling Green and Jacqueline Wright-Harris of AZ. She has 9 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Sisters: Barbara (Larry) Raugh of Springfield, Susan (Allan) Gentry of FL., Judy (Ed) Burnett of GA. and Step-mother: Faye Newman of Findlay. In addition to her husband Peter who passed in 2006, she was preceded in death by her parents, and brother: Robert Newman.

Voletta will be laid to rest in Twin Valley Cemetery, Lanier Township in a private family committal. Memorials may take the form of contributions to: The Lucas County Humane Society. Condolences may be shared with the family at


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Private Family Committal

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Lucas County Humane Society


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