Jean Elizabeth Wood, 82, of Youngsville, loving wife, mother and grandmother passed away on Monday, December 17, 2018. She was born in Potsdam, New York to the late Lionel and Regina Delair Columbe.
She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Dietrich E. Wood, 5 children, Elizabeth Wood (Kevin Goodwin) of Franklinton, Patricia Campola (Robert) of Fredericksburg, VA, James Wood (Kim) of Raleigh, Catherine Santa Marie (Steve) of Holland Patent, NY, and Robert Wood (Christi) Spanish Fort, AL, 13 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. She also leaves her siblings Ann Rehder of Cary, NC, Arthur Columbe (Patricia) of Baden, PA, and sister in law Janet Wood-Yates of Gloversville, NY.
A funeral Mass will be held on Friday, December 21, 2018 at 1:00 pm at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church. Inurnment will follow immediately after Mass in the church Memorial Garden.
She was a parishioner of St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church of Wake Forest, NC. She was a devoted daughter wife, mother and grandmother. Jean never met a stranger. After her husband’s retirement, they traveled throughout the US, Canada and Mexico. In her spare time she made the most beautiful stain glass pieces of art and her knitting way beyond compare. She will be greatly missed by all.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in her memory to any Alzheimer’s Group of your choice.
A service of Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 405 S. Main St., Wake Forest. (919) 556-5811
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