Bright, Denis

Obituary of Bright, Denis

The death occurred peacefully at South Shore Villa, Crapaud, P.E.I. on Thursday, August 11th, 2022 of Denis Bright of Central Lot 16, P.E.I., aged 89 years. Denis was born in Plymouth, England to the late Charles and Mary (Prosser) Bright. Beloved husband of the late Marcia (Manderson) Bright and loving father of Genie Bright (Daniel McNeil) and Marianne (Mark) Martin. Also lovingly remembered by his 2 grandchildren Oscar and Maggie Mae. Survived by his sister in-law Diana Bright, niece Juanita and nephew John William. Predeceased by his brother John Bright. Denis Bright was born in Plymouth, Devon, England in 1933 (February 1). He grew up during World War 2 in England. Denis immigrated with his parents and brother John to Trinity Valley, BC, in 1947. He worked in the saw mills there until joining the Canadian Air Force where he became an airplane electrician. Before long he was transferred to CFB Summerside where he met his future wife Marcia. They married in 1965 and had travelled across the continent with their tent trailer, before having two beautiful children. They eventually settled on PEI, where they restored a century old home in Lot 16 and always grew flower and vegetable gardens. Upon his retirement they continued to live a quiet country life until Marcia’s untimely death 19 years ago. Denis lived at home independently until October, 2021. He received loving care from his two daughters and got to meet his two grandchildren. Resting at the East Prince Funeral Home, 245 Pope Rd., Summerside. A gravesite service will be held at Lot 16 United Church Cemetery on Saturday August 13th at 10:30 a.m. Memorial donations in Denis memory can be made to the PEI Humane Society or Cat Action. If you would like to send a condolence to his family, please click Online Condolences below or send an email directly to
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