Tuesday, June 22, 2021


Harold Swain Wright


Harold Swain Wright of Killingworth passed away on Jan. 22. He was born in Clinton on July 29, 1933, the son of Evelyn Theis Wright and Ruth Swain Wright.

Harold was active in the community as a volunteer fireman, and served on many boards, including Planning & Zoning, Health & Safety, and the Killingworth Library Association, and was a member of the Lions Club. He helped launch the community garden at Parmalee Farm. In retirement, he took up sculpture, working in wood and clay. He loved to travel and spend time with friends and family.

Harold is survived by his wife Dorothy (Prilook) Wright; daughter Lynn Alicia Wright; sons Eliot Todd Wright and Raphael Jaimes-Branger; and granddaughters Anne Elisabeth and Kate Nicole LaGattuta. He was predeceased by his sisters Elizabeth Cole and Catherine Wright.

Calling hours will be held on Saturday, Jan. 25 from 1 to 2:30 p.m., with a funeral service beginning at 2:30 p.m., at Swan Funeral Home, 80 E. Main St., Clinton. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Killingworth Library Association.

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