John Bright

Obituary of John F. Bright

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John F. "Jack" Bright, Age 82, of Edgewood, PA passed away suddenly on March 1, 2021. Jack was born in Pittsburgh to John G. Bright and Virginia (Wallace) Bright in 1938. He went to The Lawrenceville School and then earned a BA in economics from Princeton in 1961 and later an MBA at Pitt. His career was long-centered on financial services and he never retired, continuing to work as a stockbroker, insurance agent, book-store owner, and firewood supplier. He served on the Edgewood Borough Council for the past 12 years and took special pride in expanding the fun at the annual Community Day activities. He was involved in many Republican organizations including as long-time chair of the Edgewood Republican Committee and was well known as an enthusiastic grassroots organizer of numerous election campaigns. He was tireless in his devotion to all these activities. In his scant leisure time, he enjoyed being an outdoorsman. Jack is survived by his sons Frederick of Duxbury, MA and Alfram of Boston, MA. He also leaves his twin brother William ("Bill") of Ligonier, PA, and his sister Janice Dilworth of Atlanta, Georgia. In addition, he had 2 grandchildren, Mackenzie and Matthew and nephew, George Dilworth of Atlanta. Friends received 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Monday, March 8th at the THOMAS L. NIED FUNERAL HOME INC., 7441 Washington Street, Swissvale. Funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, March 9th morning at 11 a.m. Burial will follow at Homewood Cemetery. www.niedfuneralhome.com
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Monday
8
March

Visitation at Funeral Home

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday, March 8, 2021
Thomas L. Nied Funeral Home, Inc.
7441 Washington St.
Swissvale, Pennsylvania, United States
Monday
8
March

Visitation

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday, March 8, 2021
Thomas L. Nied Funeral Home, Inc.
7441 Washington St.
Swissvale, Pennsylvania, United States
Tuesday
9
March

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Tuesday, March 9, 2021
Thomas L. Nied Funeral Home, Inc.
7441 Washington St.
Swissvale, Pennsylvania, United States

Final Resting Place

Homewood
Dallas & Aylesboro Aves.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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