Donald T. Wood Sr., age 73, of Oswegatchie, passed away on October 20, 2012 in Burlington, VT surrounded by his loving wife, Linda of 53 years and their children, Donald Jr., Arleen and Jeanette.
There will be a graveside service on Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Gates Cemetery in S. Edwards with Lay Speaker Birney Kellogg officiating. A Masonic service will also take place at the cemetery. Arrangements are with French Funeral Home, Edwards and on line condolences may be made to www.frenchfuneralhomes.com.
Donald was born on August 4, 1939 in Gouverneur to the late John E. and Ethel I. (Whitford) Wood. He married Linda Carpenter on July 10, 1959 at the Fine Methodist Church.
Donald retired from the Newton Falls Paper Mill in 1998 where he worked for 42 years. He was a member of the Wildwood Masonic Lodge in Edwards for many years.
He is survived by his wife, Linda; a son, Donald Wood Jr. of Star Lake; two daughters, Arleen Borrelli of Canton and Jeanette Wood of S. Colton; seven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, five brothers and two sisters.
Donald is predeceased by a son, Fredrick Wood, who died July 1, 2012.