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Allen E. Wright

February 5, 1947 ~ April 6, 2020 (age 73)


Brookfield - Allen E. "Rocky" Wright, 73, passed away on Monday, April 6, 2020, in the comfort of his home with a long-time friend and caregiver, Cheryl Hague by his side, after a long battle with cancer.


Rocky is survived by his wife, Joyce; four sons, Allen Bunnell, Robert Bunnell, Marc Bunnell and Steven Wright; his brother, Richard Wright; stepchildren, Christine Chausse, Lorraine Chausse and Marc Chausse, Sr.; grandchildren, Paige Marsh (Little Rock) who spent many days helping Rocky fight his battle with cancer, along with her father, Warren Marsh, who helped with his rides to and from visits to Dana Farber Hospital, Gary Bunnell, his right arm from Bellingham, Mark Chausse, Jr., Tony Chausse, and James and Mark; great-grandchildren, Mason, son of Ryan and Paige, Makailyn, son of Mark Chausse, Jr. of Webster, Aryhanna, James Jr., Brandon, Marc, children of James Bunnell of California, Kyle, Kimberly, Damien, Violet Jayden, children of Gary Bunnell, Christine, Khiana, and Patrick, children of Allen Bunnell, and many nieces and nephews. 


He is also survived by his extensive family in Hopkinton.  A very close friend, Keith Hevy, who spent every day with Rocky giving him the support he so needed, and Cathy Bunnel of Medfield whom he was close to.  He was predeceased by his daughters, Kim Brunell, and Donna Kiellon, who were the loves of his life, and left too soon, as well as his younger brother, George. 


He was born in Framingham, son of the late George and Pearl (Lowther) Wright, and spent most of his life in Hopkinton.  Rocky was known for his sense of humor and laughter among friends. He had a passion for horses, motorcycles, operating heavy equipment, and owning as well as driving his tractor trailer.


Rocky was a member of the Brookfield Rod and Gun Club, Spencer Fish and Game, Chooch’s, and the West Warren Fraternal Order of Eagles Club.


A gathering in Rocky’s memory will be held at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in his name to Dana Farber Hospital at or 450 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215.


Varnum Funeral Home, Inc., 43 East Main St., in West Brookfield is assisting his family with arrangements.


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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Jimmy Fund
P.O. Box 849168, Boston MA 02284
Tel: 1-800-525-4669

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