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NY-2 Flag Line for Henry B. “Hank” Wright
July 29, 2015 @ 10:00 am
We have been asked to show up and do a Flag Line, if you can make it please do. The patriot guard will be there.
Henry B. “Hank” Wright was a 1940 graduate of LeRoy High School. He was a WWII veteran, having served his country in the U.S. Army Air Force from 1942 until 1946 as a Crew Chief and Flight Engineer on a B-17 bomber. He worked at Lapp Insulator for over 45 years. Hank was dedicated to serving his community. He volunteered his service to many organizations. He was a member of the Pavilion United Methodist Church for 65 plus years, a Life member, of 65 plus years, of the Pavilion Fire Department, where he performed many duties. He was most noted for being the Fire Dept. Chaplain for many years. He was a Scoutmaster for the boy scouts for 17 years. He served as Justice of the Peace for over 35 years and was a member of the Genesee County Magistrates Association. He was also a town councilman for Pavilion. In 1992, Hank was selected as Geneseean of the Year. On June 9, 2004, the town park in Pavilion was renamed the Henry B. Wright Park in honor of dedication of services to the town. He belonged to the Young at Heart senior citizens club, where he served as president for a time. He was a volunteer driver for Genesee County’s Road to Recovery, providing rides for cancer patients to and from their appointments. He also enjoyed being a grandparent reader for the first graders at the Dorothy B. Bunce Elementary School in Pavilion. –