Wrisley Funeral Home
90 Sugarloaf Street, South Deerfield, MA 01373
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Barbara J. Wood

Services: Thursday, Feb.6th, at 10:00AM from the Wrisley Funeral Home, followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 11:00AM in Blessed Sacrament Church, Greenfield. Burial will be in the spring in Brookside Cemetery, South Deerfield. Calling hour will be Thursday from 9:00AM until the time of the service.

       Greenfield- Barbara J. Wood, 85, formally of 54 High Street, Greenfield, died February 1, 2014, in the Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton after a brief illness. She was born in Newport, Rhode Island, January 8, 1929, the daughter of Herbert and Sarah (McLaughlin) Collins. She was educated in Greenfield schools and graduated from Greenfield High School.

 

       Barbara was married to Bruce Wood, November 15, 1947 in Holy Trinity Church, Greenfield. She lived in Greenfield, moving to South Deerfield in the early 60’s.

Barbara worked in food service at the University of Mass., Amherst for 27 years. Her

husband pre-deceased her May 7,1981. Barbara was a member of Blessed Sacrament Church, Greenfield and as a hobby she enjoyed bingo and card playing.

 

       She is survived by 1 daughter, Elizabeth Baird of Hadley and 1 son, Bruce of Pittsfield. 5 Granddaughters, 3 Great –Granddaughters, and 1 Great-Grandson. She was pre-deceased by a daughter Elaine Moggio in 2007 and 2 sisters, Isabelle Kempf and Bernice Sadney formally of Greenfield.

 

       Funeral services will be held Thursday, Feb.6th, at 10:00AM from the Wrisley Funeral Home, 90 Sugarloaf Street, South Deerfield, followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 11:00AM in Blessed Sacrament Church, Greenfield, celebrated by Fr. Timothy

Campoli, pastor. Burial will be in the spring in Brookside Cemetery, South Deerfield. A calling hour will be Thursday from 9:00AM until the time of the service. Donations in Barbara’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society.

 

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