Mitchell "Mitch" William Wright, 58, of New Milford, died May 31, 2010, at his home.

Mr. Wright was born Jan. 24, 1952, in New Milford, son of Jeanne (Waldron) Wright, of Marble Dale, and the late William H. Wright.

Mr. Wright was a lifelong resident of New Milford and was employed as a mechanic by Chase Equipment Corp. of New Milford.

He was a member of the New Milford Model Airplane Club, a lifetime member of the National Rifle Association, a gunsmith master technician, and an avid fisherman and nature lover.

In addition to his mother, Mr. Wright is survived by a brother, William H. Wright II, and his wife, Patricia, of New Milford; a sister, Luann K. Scarola, and her husband, Thomas, of Thomaston; two nieces, Ashley and Haley; a nephew, Nathan; and his dog, Andy, who will be taken in by his sister.

A private service will be held at the convenience of the family.

The Lillis Funeral Home of New Milford is in charge of arrangements.