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Howard L Wood

November 8, 1920 ~ December 27, 2017 (age 97)
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Howard L. Wood, age 97, of Cobleskill, passed away on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at his residence.
He was born in Schoharie on November 6, 1920, a son of the late Frank and Florence Lewis Wood.
Howard was a Class of 1938 graduate of Schoharie Central School. He honorably served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Mr. Wood was employed as a Machinist at Fenimore Fabrics from 1946 to 1974. Howard later worked in Security for Fenimore Asset Management from 1974 until his retirement in 2012. He was an avid hunter.
Mr. Wood is survived by his son Donald (Wendy) H. Wood of Allen, Texas, one brother Keith (Claudette) Wood of Middleburgh; two grandchildren Walter L. Wood and Marian N. Wood and several nieces and nephews.
Howard was predeceased by his wife Doris C. Van Wormer Wood who he married on June 5, 1945 and who passed on December 7, 2016, one brother Malcolm Wood and one sister Helen Durin.
Funeral services will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 31, 2017 at the Mereness-Putnam Funeral Home, 171 Elm Street, Cobleskill with Rev. Dr. Nancy Hale officiating.
Visitation for family and friends will be on Sunday, December 31 prior to the service from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Spring interment with military honors will be in the new section of the Old Stone Fort Cemetery, Schoharie.
Contributions in Howard’s memory may be made to the Schoharie Valley Animal Shelter, P.O. Box 40, Howes Cave, New York 12092.





 


 Service Information

Visitation
Sunday
December 31, 2017

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Mereness-Putnam Funeral Home
171 Elm Street
Cobleskill, NY 12043

Funeral Service
Sunday
December 31, 2017

3:00 PM
Mereness-Putnam Funeral Home
171 Elm Street
Cobleskill, NY 12043


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