Joan M. Wood

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Joan M. Wood, 81, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, in the Atrium at the Village at Penn State.
She was the daughter of John and Kathryn Maher of Abington. In 1955 she married Chuck A. Wood who survives in State College.
 Joan graduated from Penn State in 1954 in Elementary Education. She taught many years throughout Pennsylvania at various schools.
Joan looked forward to volunteering at the hospital and being active throughout the community. She was an avid bridge player and golfer and loved spending time with her family.
Also surviving are three children: Kathy Kopnisky and her husband, Jack, of Mah Wah, N.J., Chip Wood of Glen Allen, Va., and Lizabeth Haslett and her husband, Jim, of Ashhourn, Va.; two brothers, Jack Maher and Paul Maher; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
A memorial service celebrating her life will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 9, in The Lions Den at the Village at Penn State.
Memorial donations may be made to the , P.O. Box 96011 Washington, DC 20090-6011.
Arrangements are under the care of Koch Funeral Home, State College.
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Published in The Courier Express from Aug. 7 to Aug. 8, 2014
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