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Richard Marcus Wood 1929 - 2011 NORTH ADAMS Richard Marcus Wood, 82, of 11 Foucher Ave., North Adams, died Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011, at North Adams Regional Hospital with his loving family at his side. He was born in Bennington, VT on Oct. 19, 1929, son of Harold A. and Agnes (Jones) Wood. He attended Bennington schools, including Bennington High School. Mr. Wood was a veteran of the Korean War and served in the Army. He was last employed by Williams College where he worked for 15 years until his retirement in 1993. Before that, he was employed by the former A&P Supermarket in North Adams for over 20 years. Richard was a communicant of Holy Family Church where he was an usher and collector. He was a member of the Retired Men's Club, the Frank R. Stiles Post #125 American Legion and was a former officer of the Greylock Community Club. Richard enjoyed bowling, gardening, and golf. He was an avid Boston Red Sox fan. Survivors include his wife, the former Theresa Allard whom he married on Dec. 26, 1951, in Sacred Heart Church in Bennington, VT.; one daughter, Valerie Turner of North Adams; three sons, Richard M. Wood Jr. of North Adams, Randy Wood of Clarksburg, and Brian Wood of Stratford, CT.; 12 grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. He also leaves many nieces and nephews. One sister and two brothers are deceased, Alice Hoyt and Harold and Albert Wood. FUNERAL NOTICE: The funeral for Richard Wood will be Friday, Nov. 18, 2011, at 10:15 AM from FLYNN & DAGNOLI-MONTAGNA HOME FOR FUNERALS WEST CHAPELS, 521 West Main St., North Adams, followed by a Funeral Mass at 11 AM at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church. Burial will follow in Southview Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are Thursday from 4-7 PM. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Elizabeth's Church in care of the funeral home.

Published in Bennington Banner on Nov. 15, 2011
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