Cora Lee Woods Guastaveno

Cora Lee Woods Guastaveno, 90, of Orwell Twp., Pa., passed away Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014 at her home following declining health.

Cora was born in Emma, Ky., on June 17, 1923, a daughter of Oscar and Melissa Travis Charles.

She was employed by Thomas & Betts in Elizabeth, N.J. for 20 years until her retirement. On September 30, 1967 Cora married Frank E. Guastaveno. Cora enjoyed gardening, spending time with her family and caring for her home.

Surviving are; her husband of 46 years Frank E. Guastaveno; children Garry Woods and wife Bozena of Roselle, N.J., Curtis G. Woods and wife Star of Garner, N.C., Glenda Woods Capone and husband Thomas of Wyalusing, Pa.; daughter-in-law Victoria Woods of Piscataway, N.J.; 21 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her children Harry William Woods in January of 2001, Linda Lee Hagler on Sept. 9, 2002, Lorraine Woods Szotak in January of 2013 and son-in-law, Frank D. Szotak in November of 2008.

The funeral service will be held Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014 at noon at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda, Pa., with Rev. Richard Davis officiating.

Interment will be in Bradford County Memorial Park, Luthers Mills, Pa. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Contributions may be directed to Memorial Hospital Hospice, 91 Hospital Dr., Towanda, PA 18848 in Cora's memory. Memories and condolences may be expressed by visiting

Funeral Home

Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home
217 York Avenue Towanda, PA 18848
(570) 265-2272

Published in Daily Review on Feb. 3, 2014