Raymond E. Wright
Raymond E. Wright

November 5, 1960 - February 25, 2019
Born in Elizabeth, NJ
Resided in Bridgewater, NJ
Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home


Raymond “Ray” Wright, 58, of Bridgewater, entered into eternal rest on Monday, February 25, 2019..

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend the Visitation on Thursday, February 28 from 4 - 8 pm at the Walter Johnson Funeral Home, 803 Raritan Road, Clark. On Friday a ”Celebration of Life” will be held at 11:00 am at the Funeral Home. Interment will follow in St. Gertrude Cemetery, Colonia.

Ray was born in Elizabeth to Harold and Alexandria (Rutkowski) Wright. He received his Associate Degree from Union County College. He lived in Cranford, prior to moving to Bridgewater 20 years ago.

Ray began his career with the Roselle Police Department as a Policeman and retired in 2006 as a Police Captain after 25 years of service. He currently was a scrap metal recycler. This past June, he was elected as a Bridgewater Republican Committeeman.

Ray is survived by his beloved wife Suzanne (Pabst) Wright; his devoted son, Steven E. Wright and his loving nieces and nephews, Alex, Rosemary, Megan, Sean and Kyle. He was predeceased by his brother Leslie Wright.

In lieu of flowers and because of Ray’s love for cats and dogs, please make a donation in his memory to St. Hubert’s Animal Shelter, P.O. Box 5281, 3201 Route 22 East, North Branchburg, NJ 08876.




Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home
803 Raritan Road
Clark, NJ US 07066
Thursday, February 28, 2019
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
"Celebration of Life"
Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home
803 Raritan Road
Clark, NJ US 07066
Friday, March 1, 2019
11:00 AM
St. Gertrude Cemetery
53 Inman Ave
Colonia, NJ US 07067
Friday, March 1, 2019
12:00 PM


St. Hubert's Animal Shelter
P.O. Box 5281, Route 22 East
North Branch, NJ 08876


Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home • 803 Raritan Road • Clark, New Jersey 07066 • 732-382-6262 •
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Matthew S. Perlmutter
Funeral Director, Manager, NJ Lic. No. 3539  
Funeral Director, NJ Lic. No. 4785 
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