Mary A. (Rinella) Wright, age 95

of North Weymouth

Mary A. (Rinella) Wright, age 95

Mary A. (Rinella) Wright, age 95, a longtime resident of North Weymouth, died peacefully, Friday, January 26, 2024 at Southwood at Norwell Nursing Center, in the comfort of her loving family.

Mary was born in Hingham, to the late Antonio and Maria (Tedesco) Rinella. Raised and educated in Hingham, she was a graduate of Hingham High School, Class of 1946.

She lived in North Weymouth for seventy-five years.

Mary was primarily a devoted homemaker but had also worked for South Shore Bank in Quincy for many years.

A woman of faith, she was a longtime, active parishioner of Saint Jerome Parish in North Weymouth where she sang in the choir for many years. She had a special devotion to Padre Pio.

Mary enjoyed dancing at the former Viking Club in Braintree. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her family, and actively supporting their many activities and accomplishments.

Beloved wife of the late Robert E. Wright.

Devoted mother of Richard A. Wright and his wife Judy of Halifax, Robert S. Wright and his wife Janet of Hanover, Thomas G. Wright of North Weymouth, Steven J. Wright and his wife Marian of Jacksonville, Fla., and Cathleen M. Ronan of Brockton.

Loving grandmother of eight and great grandmother of six.

The last of seven siblings, she is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and their families.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in Saint Jerome Parish, 632 Bridge Street, North Weymouth, on Wednesday, January 31, at 10:30 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Interment to follow at Mount Wollaston Cemetery, Quincy. At the request of the family, visiting hours have been omitted.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Mary’s memory may be made to Saint Jerome Parish, 632 Bridge Street, Weymouth, MA 02191.


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  • Aunt Mary was always special and loving. I will treasure time spent with her and the phone conversations we had. May she finally be reunited with the love of her life who departed this world way too soon, but God’s will. Rest in Peace.

  • I will miss Mary more and she was a very special person. May God Bless her.

  • Mary was a wonderful friend to our mother and mother in law, Marilyn Cronin..
    She was there to celebrate many happy events in Marilyn us life. dancing at the Viking Club was one of their happier times. We Send our love and Prayers to your family . Jay and Mary Cronin