Elsie E. Wood, 92


Elsie E. Wood, 92, of Skenesborough Harbor in Whitehall, passed away on Wednesday, May 7, 2008 at the Glens Falls Hospital.


 Born on February 2, 1916 in Putnam, the daughter of the late James and Ida Mae (Newton) Jordan.

 Elsie worked for Champlain Spinners and Troy Guild in Glens Falls and worked for many years in Atlantic City, New Jersey as a manager in the restaurant at the terminal bus station.

 She enjoyed knitting and was very active in the activities at the Skenesborough Harbor Apartment and made many friends.

 Besides her parents, she is predeceased by her husband, Leon Wood, who died in 1941; her son, James W. Wood and several brothers and sisters.

 She is survived by one son, Thomas L. Wood and his wife, Shirley, of Clemons, two daughters, Carolyn Ortiz and her husband, Richard of Upland, Calif., and Beverly Martin and her husband, Larry of Sun City, Ariz.; one sister, Irene Gordon of Granville; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren and several  nieces and nephews.

 Family and friends called at the Jillson Funeral Home at 46 Williams Street in Whitehall, on Saturday May 10.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of a donation in Elsie’s name to the Skenesborough EMS, P. O. Box 333, Whitehall, New York 12887.



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