Michael L. Wright, 62, MCHS grad, motorcycle enthusiast, took pleasure in helping others

By on May 4, 2016

Michael L. Wright, 62, of Manheim, died Sunday evening, April 24, 2016, at Hershey Medical Center as a result of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident earlier in the day.

Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Dempsey Wright and Katherine Geib Ditzler. He was the husband of Diane K. Boyer Wright. They celebrated their 43rd anniversary on Nov. 25.

Mike was a graduate of Manheim Central High School and a longtime member of Elstonville Sportsmen’s Association. A motorcycle enthusiast, he was also a member of the National Sidecar Association and the Keystone Sidecar Group. In addition to being an avid snowboarder, he took pleasure in helping neighbors and the community in any way he could.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter: Heather J., wife of Nathan B. Oller, and their daughters, Hailey and Dakota, of Elizabethtown; and two siblings: Donna Howard of Manheim, and Victoria Smith.

He was also preceded in death by an infant daughter: Holly Jean Wright.

A celebration of life was held April 30 at Elstonville Sportsmen’s Association, Manheim, with Pastor Skip Davis officiating.

Please omit flowers. If desired, contributions may be made to Ronald McDonald House, 745 W. Governor Road, Hershey, PA 17033.

To express a condolence with the family, visit spencefuneralservices.com. Spence Funeral Services, Manheim, was entrusted with the arrangements.

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