Thelma Wright

Funeral Service

2:00 pm
Monday, January 30, 2023
Kaulbach Family Funeral Home
190 St. Anthony Street
Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, Canada

Obituary of Thelma Jane Wright

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Thelma Jane Wright - age 87, of Virginia East passed away at home, surrounded by her family January 21, 2023. Born June 16, 1935 of Waldeck, Annapolis County, she was the daughter of Walter and Barbara (nee VanTassel) Wilkins. Thelma was a former member of the Clementsvale Baptist Church and WMS for 56 years. She was employed by DND as a seamstress for many years, and was found volunteering at JCP camps, cooking for school class trips to Keji and Vacation Bible schools. She enjoyed crafts of all kinds, painting, photography, genealogy (donating much information to Acadia archives), Frenchy’s and spent lots of time camping at Keji, square and round dancing and cooking for others.  Her family was her life and she has left us with an unforgettable example of strength, courage, caring, kindness and love.

She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Earle; her children, Brenda (Gerald), Debbie (Shelly), Terry (Donna), Danny (Krista), Blair (Shelly), Bradley (Cindy); sister, Jean Potter; 15 Grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchild and many nieces and nephews. Besides her parents; she was predeceased by sisters, Connie Wiles, Margaret Corkum; brothers, Walter “Buster”, Gary, Wayne and James.

The funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm, Monday, January 30, 2023 at Kaulbach Funeral Home, Annapolis Royal with Pastor Herb Anderson officiating. A heartfelt thank you to Dr. Buchholz. Private family interment will be held at a later date. Donations may be made to charity of choice. On line condolences may be sent to

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