Woods, Anne F.
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Anne F. Woods, 94, of Stamford, CT, formerly of Ossining, NY passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at Brighton Gardens of Stamford, with her loving family by her side. Anne was born in Brooklyn, NY on March 6, 1919 to the late William and Agnes Lowrey Fleming.
Anne is a graduate of the College of Mt. St. Vincent and initially worked for The Edison Company in NY. After raising her family, she joined B. Altman and Company and retired as a manager. She was an active volunteer at the Ossining Food Pantry in Ossining, NY.
Anne is survived by her two daughters, Regina Woods Gordon and her husband, Kenneth, of Stamford, CT and Joanne P. Woods of Croton on Hudson, NY, as well as three cherished grandchildren, Ana, Liliana and Jacob Gordon.
Besides her parents, Anne is predeceased by her loving husband, Joseph J. Woods, her brother William Fleming and her sister, Sister Marguerite Mary Fleming.
Family and friends may call at the funeral home of Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Myrtle Avenue, Stamford, CT on Friday February 7, 2014 from 5:00 to 8:00PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Leo's Parish, 24 Roxbury Road, Stamford, CT on Saturday February 8, 2014 at 10:00 AM. Interment will take place at St. John's Cemetery, Queens, NY at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Anne's memory to either the
, 825 Brook Street, I-91 Tech Ctr, Rocky Hill, CT 06067-3045, Masonicare Home Health & Hospice, c/o The Masonicare Charity Foundation of CT, 74 Cheshire Road, Wallingford, CT 06492 or The Ossining Food Pantry, P.O Box 869, Ossining, NY 10562.
To leave online condolences, please visit www.cognetta.com.
Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory
104 Myrtle Avenue
Stamford, CT 06902
Published in StamfordAdvocate on Feb. 6, 2014