Obituary for William Wood
Clinton-William E. "Bill" Wood, 67, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, February 24, 2017. He is survived by his children, Matthew Wood of Wilsonville, OR; Nathan Wood of Springfield, MA; Emily Babson & husband Andrew of Bryn Mawr, PA; Seth Wood & wife Kimberly of Fremont, NH; and 3 grandchildren, Lily, Grant, and Isabel. He leaves his siblings & their spouses, Marjorie Corbley; Sarah Gulliver & husband Dennis Mazzaferro, all of Lancaster; Michael Wood & wife Nancy of Ellicott City, MD; and Lorraine Jenkins & husband Daniel of Hudson; brother-in-law, Albert Franco of Clinton; and numerous nieces, nephews, and many dear friends. He is pre-deceased by his sister Susan (Wood) Franco.
Bill was born in Clinton to the late William H. & Marjorie (Pressey) Wood. He graduated from St. John’s High School in Shrewsbury, Class of 1967 and obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from College of the Holy Cross, Class of 1971. He later went to Westminster Theological Seminary, in Glenside, PA, where he achieved a Doctor of Ministry degree in Pastoral Counseling. Throughout his lifetime, Bill was an avid gardener who enjoyed extensive worldwide travel. Funeral services are to be held privately under the direction of the Philbin-Comeau Funeral Home, 176 Water St., Clinton. Memorial contributions may be made in memory of William E. Wood to St. Labre Indian School (www.stlabre.org). Online condolences may be placed at www.philbincomeaufh.com