Alice Joyce Holsky Wright
03/01/1931 – 11/07/2016

Alice Joyce Holsky Wright , 85 of  Zanesville died at 3:36 PM  Monday, November 7, 2016 at the Genesis Morrison House Hospice following a sudden Illness.

She was born on Sunday, March 1, 1931 in Zanesville the daughter of Theodore Holsky and  Daisy (Sandefur) Holsky.

Alice retired in 1995 as a packer for Owens Brockway. She also had been employed at Essex Wire. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, reading and most of all spending time with her family. Alice was an avid sports fan especially the Cleveland Cavaliers & the Ohio State Buckeyes.

She is survived by her four children; Michael Wright of Columbus, Kathy (Mark) Watson of Zanesville, Robert (Debbie) Wright Jr. of Zanesville and Kimberly (Bob) Barclay of Zanesville; 7 grandchildren, Jason Wright, Lisa Wright, Kaleigh Watson, Lauren Wright, Brianne Wright, Maura (Ty) Snow and Joshua Barclay; two sisters, Betty Mendenhall and Sandy (Ronnie) Fisher. Alice was preceded in death in addition to her parents, by her husband, Robert T. Wright Sr. on July 13th, 1995; a sister Beverly Wright and two brothers, Larry Holsky and Ted Holsky.

Friends may call 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday November 9, 2016 at the Bryan & Hardwick Funeral Home where funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, November 10, 2016 with Chaplain Tim Patton officiating.  Burial will conclude at the Zanesville Memorial Park Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Muskingum County Animal Shelter Society or the Muskingum County Canine Advocates of Muskingum County Community Foundation (

The Bryan & Hardwick Funeral Home, 2318 Maple Ave. Zanesville is in charge of the arrangements. To share memories and condolences with Alice’s family please visit Bryan & Hardwick Funeral Home.


Gary R. Anshutz (August 27, 1944 - April 14, 2016)