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Donald Judson Wood

M, b. 21 August 1918, d. 13 October 1956
FatherStanley Fenwick Wood b. 22 Apr 1887, d. 13 Sep 1949
MotherElla May Nisbet b. 22 Sep 1888, d. 27 Jan 1970
RelationshipFather of Pamela Joyce Wood
ChartsPedigree for Donald J. Wood
Donald Judson Wood
     Donald Judson Wood was born on 21 August 1918 at Saint John, Saint John Co, New Brunswick.1,2 He was the son of Stanley Fenwick Wood and Ella May Nisbet. Donald Judson Wood married Shirley Margaret Dean, daughter of Thomas Edward Dean and Mildred Eva Scott, on 25 August 1951 at First Federated Church, Hudson, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts.3 Donald Judson Wood died on 13 October 1956 at Hudson, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, at age 38; Don's cause of death was acute coronary thrombosis. He had told my mother he was tired during my birthday party and went in to lie down.2,3 He was buried at Forestvale Cemetery, Hudson, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts.
     He was graduated in June 1937 at Hudson High School. He was military Donald enlisted in the US Navy Air Corps on 15 December 1942 and was an Aviation Machinist's Mate, Third Class when discharged on 26 Jan 1946. He had received a World War II Victory Medal.4 Donald was a precision grinder for Lapointe Machine Tool Co. in Hudson, Massachusetts. He was extremely active in the affairs of the First Federated Church, just as his father had been.
     Donald was remembered in the First Federated Church bulletin on 21 Oct 1956: Our hearts have been deeply saddened by the sudden passing of our good friend and brother, Donald Wood, on Saturday, October 13th. Don was a true Christian at home, among his many friends, and in his service to his Church. He was chairman of the Finance Committee, a member of the Property Committee and Secretary of the Men's Club. Because of the faithfulness of his service he leaves a large gap to be filled in the life and work of our Church. Our most sincere sympathy is extended to his bereaved family.3

Family

Shirley Margaret Dean b. 18 Jan 1921, d. 27 May 2009
Marriage*He married Shirley Margaret Dean, daughter of Thomas Edward Dean and Mildred Eva Scott, on 25 August 1951 at First Federated Church, Hudson, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts.3 
Child
  • Pamela Joyce Wood
Last Edited17 Sep 2017

Citations

  1. [S886] Ancestry.ca, 2007: Acadia Vital Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967 , New Brunswick, St Jean, 1896-1936. Donald Wood.
  2. [S325] Social Security Death Index (SSDI), , Donald Wood's SSN was 032-07-8634, born 21 Aug 1918, issued in Massachusetts, died October 1956.
  3. [S849] Personal Knowledge of Pam Wood Waugh.
  4. [S769] Personal Research & Conjecture of Pam Wood Waugh.