Eleanor Norris Wright, of Lewes, and formerly of Smyrna, died on Sunday, Oct. 24, 2010 at Beebe Medical Center, Lewes. She was 83.


Eleanor Norris Wright, of Lewes, and formerly of Smyrna, died on Sunday, Oct. 24, 2010 at Beebe Medical Center, Lewes. She was 83.

She was born September 2, 1927 in Dover, the daughter of the late Carroll F. Norris and Evelyn G. Norris.

She was educated in the Felton-Caesar Rodney School District, and had been a homemaker.

She moved to Lewes in 2001 after the death of her husband of 50 years, George D. Wright.

She enjoyed the beach, reading, cooking and entertaining friends and family. She loved working at Two Friends in Lewes, and making new friends. She was proud of her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, and will be remembered for her fun light-hearted spirit.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Carol and Dr. Mario DiSabatino, of Lewes; her son and daughter-in-law, Bryan H. and Judy Wright, of Smyrna; four grandchildren, Taryn Burris and husband Jason Burris, of Lewes; Matt DiSabatino and wife Ali, of Lewes; Justin Wright, of Clayton; and Candace Wright of Clayton; five great-grandchildren, Gannon and Evan Burris; Mya, Julia, and Mitchell DiSabatino, all of Lewes.

All friends and family are invited to a celebration of her life on Friday, Oct. 29 at 11:30 a.m., at the Lewes Yacht Club, 2701 Cedar St., Lewes. Private interment will be held in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Smyrna.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the following: The Children’s Beach House, 1800 Bay Ave., Lewes, DE 19958; the Delaware Community Fund Foundation Starrlight Fund, 36 The Circle, Georgetown, DE 19947; or the Alzheimer’s Assoc., Delaware Valley Chapter, 399 Market St., Ste. 102, Philadelphia, PA 19106.

To send a letter of condolence, visit www.delmarvaobits.com.

Arrangements are by Matthews-Bryson Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Smyrna.