Melissa \nWood (Wright), 49, of Butler passed peacefully after \na 15 year battle with Huntington's Disease on \nThursday, 11/26/2020.\n\nShe was a 7 year resident of Sugar Creek Rest where \nshe received incredible care. \n\nShe was born on 2/27/1971 and was the daughter of \nArthur M. Wright (deceased) and Mary Lou Wright. She \nhas 3 siblings Linda Wright Brown of Panama City FL, \nAllan Wright of Phillipsburg PA and Curtis Wright of \nButler.\n\nShe graduated from Butler High School in 1989 and \nmarried Shane Wood in 1992. They later divorced. \n\nHer passion in life was being a Mom to her "girls", \nKiersten and Kierra Wood of Connoquenessing and \nGrace Smith of Butler. \n\nIn lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the \nWestern PA Chapter of the Huntington's Disease \nSociety of America at P. O. Box 1196, Coraopolis, PA \n15108.\n\nClose friends and family are welcome to her \ncelebration of life at Grace @ Calvary Lutheran \nChurch, where she was a lifetime member at 2pm on \nSaturday, 12/5/2020.\n\nCOVID mandates in place regarding mask and social \ndistancing.