Paula "Polly" Jean Wright

May 20, 1957 ~ June 29, 2018 (age 61)

Paula Jean “Polly” Wright, 61, of Lewistown, passed away on Friday, June 29, 2018, at Geisinger- Lewistown Hospital.

Born May 20, 1957, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of the late James A. and Dorothy J. (Brannon) Speck.

Polly is survived by her husband, Robert P. Wright, of Lewistown, whom she married on June 28, 1986; children, Amanda Lynn Speck, of Lewistown, Jason Michael Wright and wife, Rose, of Lewistown, Zhamauri Jean Wright, of Lewistown; siblings, Carol L. Speck, of Milroy, Linda K. Beer, of Milroy, James A. Speck, of Lewistown; many nieces and nephews and many great nieces and great nephews.

She was a member of the Evangel Baptist Church.

Polly was a Class of 1976 Lewistown High School graduate. She worked for USP, PRN and Public Partnership as a CNA at Ohesson Manor for 24 years, and as a CNA at William Penn. She loved spending time with family and friends. She was an animal lover, liked sewing, shopping, camping and beach trips.

A viewing will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 5, 2018, at Heller-Hoenstine Funeral Homes Inc., 200 N. Main St., Lewistown (Woodlawn), with a funeral service to follow at 11 a.m, at the funeral home, with Pastor Bill Howe officiating.

Interment will be held at Mattawana Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Polly’s name may be made to: American Cancer Society, 1375 Martin St. Suite 206, State College, PA 16803, or Evangel Baptist Church, Youth Program, 375 W. Fifth St., Lewistown, PA 17044.

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