Mary L. Wood

Mary L. Wood, 99, formerly of Park Avenue, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2009 at the Indian River Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Granville following a short illness, with her granddaughter, Debbi Pawson, by her side.

 

Born on June 5, 1909 in Port Henry, she is the daughter of the late John A. and Mary L. (Kurtz) Yell.

 

She is a communicant of Our Lady of Hope Roman Catholic Church in Whitehall and a member of the Catholic Daughters.

 

In her early years, she was employed at the Champlain Spinners in Whitehall and retired from C. R. Bard Company in Glens Falls. Mary was a very caring person and following her retirement, spent many countless hours transporting friends to doctor appointments, shopping and whatever transportation they needed.

 

Besides her parents, she is predeceased by two husbands, Guy Horton and Chester Alan Wood; four brothers, John Yell, Amos Yell, Louis Yell and Edward Yell; one sister, Christina McNamara and one son, Guy Horton, Jr.

 

She is survived by one daughter, Rita Foy and her husband, Joseph of Corinth; 12 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren.

 

A Memorial Mass was conducted on Saturday, Jan. 31 at 9 a.m. at Our Lady of Hope Roman Catholic Church in Whitehall with Rev. Michael Flannery, pastor, officiating. Interment will be in the spring at Our Lady of Angels Cemetery in Whitehall.

 

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of a donation in Mary’s name to the Activity Fund at the Indian River Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 17 Madison Street, Granville, NY 12832.

 

Arrangements are under the direction of the Jillson Funeral Home, Inc., 46 Williams Street, Whitehall, NY 12887.

 

 

Comments

comments

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

About Manchester Newspapers

View all posts by Manchester Newspapers

Classifieds 12/07/16

Weekender – 12/02/16

North Country Freepress – 12/02/16

Lakes Classifieds – 12/02/16

Northshire Freepress – 12/02/16

Classifieds 11/30/16

‘Frozen in Granville’ celebration Friday

lights

By Donna Frischknecht and Krystle S. Morey Prep sled. Check. Get reindeer in shape. Check. Pack thermos of hot cocoa. […]

Water issues plague North Granville

Granville Highway Department workers Nick Loomis (left) and John Harney dug up a portion of Route 12A in Truthville Monday to fix a water leak.

By Krystle S. Morey As town officials await word on a $1 million grant request to upgrade the North Granville […]

Battle of the Bands marks 10 years

Van Gelder at Battle of Bands (1)

By Krystle S. Morey This Saturday more than 20 bands, singers, dancers, and more talented acts will compete for the […]

School board appoints alum to vacant seat

Elementary School Memorial Day

By Catherine L. Tobin The Whitehall School Board named Chris Dudley to fill the remaining six months on the term […]

Whitehall brings back holiday festivities

whitehalltree3

By Donna Frischknecht In the 1966 Broadway musical “Mame,” actor Angela Lansbury belts out the song, “We Need a Little […]

Northshire Freepress – 11/25/16