E. Perry Wood

E. Perry Wood, 93, of Franklin, died Sunday, March 24, 2013 in Forge Hill Senior Living, Franklin. He was the husband of the late Muriel (Conforti) Wood who died in 2008. His first wife Norma (Phillips) Wood died in 1974. Mr. Wood was employed as a tool & dye maker for Bullard Ma- chine Tool Company in Bridgeport, CT. He was born Sept. 15, 1919 in Milford, son of the late Ernest P. and Millicent (Hudson) Wood. He previously lived in Clearwater, FL for over 20 years and RI and CT. Mr. Wood had served in the U.S. Marine Corps during WWII and participated in the battle for Okinawa. Perry loved to golf and was past president of the mens league at Clearwater Country Club, Clearwater, FL. While living in CT and RI, he took great pride in volunteering and chauffeuring celebrities and pro-golfers at many regional PGA Tournaments. He enjoyed big band music and would travel throughout New England to see Glenn Miller perform. In his youth, he was scouted by the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team and was a talented American Legion Baseball player. He is survived by a son Roger P. Wood of Narragansett, RI; a daughter Judith A. and her husband Stephen M. Randlett of Sandy Hook, CT; a brother Herbert S. Wood of Mendon; 4 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by two brothers, Roger L. Wood and Charles Wood and a sister Beatrice Carpenter. Funeral services will be private. Memorial donations may be made to Seasons Hospice, 275 Grove St., Newton, MA 02466. Arrangements by the Buma-Sargeant Funeral Home, Milford. www.bumafuneralhome.com

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Buma-Sargeant Funeral Home
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Published in Milford Daily News on Apr. 3, 2013