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|Woodworth, Robert H.|| ROBERT H WOODWORTH - Biology
Robert Hugo WOODWORTH, a retired professor of biology at Bennington College, died last Thursday at his home in North Bennington, VT. He was 88 years old. He died of heart failure, a family spokeswoman said.
Dr. Woodworth, who earned a Ph. D. in biological sciences at Harvard University in 1928, was a curator of the Harvard Botanical Gardens there until 1935. He then joined the faculty at Bennington, where he was professor of biology until 1989. He was interim president of the college in 1976, coordinating construction of a science building and a visual arts and performing arts center.
He is survived by 3 sons, Robert of Shelburne, VT, Ronald of Bennington, and Barry of Essex Junction, VT; a brother, Leverett of Los Gatos, CA; 8 gch and 2 g-gch.
|North Bennington, VT|
|Woodworth, James|| James E. Woodworth, 73, of Bridgewater, formerly of Brockton,
passed away May 16, 2009, after a brief illness, with his family by his side.
He was the husband of the late Marilyn (Fiske) Woodworth and son of the
late Harry G. Woodworth and Agnes (Samuelson) (Woodworth) Dean. James
was born in Brockton, was a graduate of Brockton High School and
Stonehill College, and did graduate work at Salem State College and
Bridgewater State College. During the Korean War, James served in the
U.S. Army. Mr. Woodworth was a teacher of English at Brockton High
School from 1964 until his retirement in 1992. He was also a nationally
recognized bird carver who held classes in this art for 25 years and had
a studio in Chatham, during the summer months. The subject of many
regional newspaper and magazine articles, he was dubbed The Whittling
Man by Charles Kuralt on national radio. James enjoyed camping at Camp
Dennen in Plymouth and summering in Chatham. In addition, he treasured
time spent outside gardening, bird watching and beachcombing. A
voracious reader, Mr. Woodworth also enjoyed baking and gourmet cooking.
He is survived by his daughter, Jennifer L. Killgoar and her husband
Thomas Killgoar of Brockton; son Jonathan F. Woodworth of Key West,
Fla.; daughter Jessica T. Curtis and her husband Brian Curtis of
Brockton; his sister Louise Quagge of Brockton; sister-in-law Judith
Fiske of Bridgewater; four grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
James was also the devoted companion of Jane (Gustafson) Wood of
Bridgewater. The funeral will be from the Conley Funeral Home, 138
Belmont St. (Rte. 123), Brockton, Wednesday, at 8 a.m. A funeral Mass
will follow in Our Lady of Lourdes Church, at 9 a.m. Burial will be at
Pleasant Street Cemetery in Raynham. Visiting hours Tuesday, 4-8 p.m.
For condolences and directions,
Published in The Enterprise on 5/18/2009
|WOODWORTH, JOHN T||WOODWORTH, JOHN T - Boston Herald,
(American Flag emblem) of Hingham (MA), June 11th, age 86.
Husband of Ruth (Stevens) WOODWORTH. Father of Ellen W Peaslee of Hingham. Brother of Gilbert J WOODWORTH of South Pasadena, FL. Uncle of Jay WOODWORTH of Brockton, Marion Arthur of Cambridge and Dorothy Murphy of Warwick, RI.
Funeral services Sat Jun 15 at 11 am at the Downing Cottage Funeral Chapel, 21 Pond St, Hingham. Visiting hours on Fri eve 7-9 pm. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his memory of the Hingham Congregational Church Memorial Fund, 366 Main Street, Hingham, MA 02043. Interment in High Street Cemetery, Hingham.
|Woodworth, Leonard P.||BIOGRAPHICAL SOUVENIR OF BUFFALO COUNTY
Leonard P. Woodworth is the fourth of eleven children - Julia, Mary, Sarah, L. P., Rosanna, Levi, William, Cornelia, Susan, an infant that died unnamed, and Carrie.
The Doctor educated himself, and has done for himself since he was twelve years old. He attended Delton academy at Delton, Wis., and began reading medicine, in 1860, with Dr. G. W. Jenkins, but at the first call to arms entered the Union army in 1861, entering Company E, Twelfth Wisconsin infantry, as a private. He was immediately detailed as a hospital steward, and served as such for three years. He first went to Weston. Mo., and then to Kansas City, Mo., having been ordered to New Mexico but got only as far as Fort Riley, Kas., when he was ordered back to Columbus, Ky. He was in the Kentucky and Tennessee campaigns of that date, then the Vicksburg campaign, then the Meridian campaign, and afterwards on the "March to the Sea." Later he was commissioned second lieutenant of the regular army, on duty with the Sixty-fourth colored infantry, and was president of the commission appointed to investigate the claim of Joe Davis for damages for property destroyed; and still later was provost marshal of the district of Yazoo, and located at Yazoo, Miss. He remained at Yazoo till March 13, 1866, and was then mustered out. Returned to Wisconsin, he opened a drug store at Necedah, Juneau county, where he also practiced medicine for two years. He then attended lectures at the Rush Medical college at Chicago, from which he graduated in 1870, taking a special course on diseases of the eye and ear. Returning to Necedah he resumed practice and the drug business and continued at these till 1880, when he went to Milford, Ill., and engaged in the practice of medicine, in that place, in connection with Dr. J. C. Rickey, remaining there till 1883, when he came to Kearney, where he has since resided. He practiced alone after locating in Kearney, till 1887, when he admitted Dr. B. F. Jones to a partnership, the firm becoming Woodworth & Jones, and so continuing.
Dr. Woodworth owns about sixteen hundred acres or land in Buffalo county, has farming carried on extensively, and owns a number of fine horses and fine cattle - some thoroughbreds.
Dr. Woodworth, while still in the army and while at home on a brief furlough, was married January 5, 1865, to Miss Maggie A. Darling, but the honey-moon lasted only two short weeks when the groom, in obedience to the stern demands of military discipline, returned to the front to resume his duties in behalf of this struggling country, while the bride betook herself again to the class-room to prosecute with undiminished faithfulness and vigor her dally labor of love and kindness. They were re-united after four months, and since have borne each other the cherished companionship which they sought with each other's hand, and have realized in a large measure the fervent hopes and happy expectations promised them as the full fruition of their wedded life. Mrs. Woodworth is a lady of culture and refinement, being a graduate of Bunson Institute of Point Bluff, Wis., and keeping up even in her maturer years an interest in the studies of youth. At the time of her marriage she and her sister had charge of the Delton academy, at Delton, Wis., which school reached a high rank, under her able management, among the educational institutions of the state. Two children born to Dr. and Mrs. Woodworth are now living, a son and daughter - Herbert L. and Emma L.
Dr. Woodworth has always exhibited great zeal and interest in matters pertaining to his profession and he has, whenever opportunity offered, allied himself with all associations seeking the promotion of the good of the profession, and to help to the extent of his means and ability all purposes of that nature.
While a resident of Wisconsin and Illinois he was an active member of the county and state medical societies where he resided, and took an active part in the workings of these societies. He is and has been for years, a member of the Masonic order, having taken all the degrees up to and including that of Knight Templar, being a member also of the Mystic Shrine. He, his wife and children are members of the Methodist church and give liberally to charity. In personal appearance Dr. Woodworth, while small of stature, is large of head and pleasing in address, being generous of heart, with a kindly face, and a voice which has been attuned in tenderness to the many varying forms of sorrow which he has witnessed in his ministrations among the afflicted. Unlike many of his professional brethren he does not believe in the all curing power of drugs, but believes in carrying common sense into the sick room and making use of many of the so called simple remedies. Ever bearing with him an air of cheerfulness he inspires hope and confidence in his patients, and to the weak and despondent he prescribes liberally of the "medicine of mirth." Yet withal is he positive, requiring the strictest compliance with his orders and instructions, and that done he holds himself responsible for the rest, so far at ]east as an honest conscientious physician who knows the limits of his profession and the bounds of his own knowledge and skill - can hold himself responsible for final results.
|WOODWORTH, GEORGE F||GEORGE F WOODWORTH
/ Browns Mills, NJ, resident / Burlington County Times: Mon, 12/29/97
George F Woodworth, of Country Lakes, Browns Mills, age 63.
He was a native of England and a resident of NJ since 1968. He was a resident of Country Lakes since 1972. He was a self-employed Painter and Decorator. He was a former Boy Scout Leader in Allentown, NJ. He also was formerly in the Territorial Army in England.
He is survived by his wife Joyce; 3 sons Robert and Mark of Browns Mills, and David and his wife Eileen of Eastampton; one sister Dorothy Derbyshire of England and one brother Brian of S. Africa.
Friends may call 7 to 830 pm Tue at the Lankenau FH, 370 Lakehurst Rd, Browns Mills, where services will be held at 830 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Country Lakes Emergency Squad.
|County Lakes, Browns Mills, NJ|
|WOODWORTH, IRENE||IRENE WOODWORTH of Lynnfield, 82, a
Irene L (Stott) WOODWORTH of Lynnfield, a homemaker, died Sunday at Union Hospital after a brief illness. She was 82. Born in Lynn, Mrs WOODWORTH was a longtime resident before moving to Lynnfield 10 years ago. She attended Sacred Heart Grammar School and St. Mary's Girls High School in Lynn. Mrs. WOODWORTH was a member of Sacred Heart Church, past treasurer and member of Local 201 IUE and the AFL-CIO.
She was the wife of the late Andrew H McGrath and Albert W WOODWORTH. Mrs. WOODWORTH is survived by a son, Frederick J. McGrath of Lynnfield; a stepson, Richard of Lynn; a brother, Frank Stott of Lynn; a sister, Gertrude Casey of Ipswich; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 9 a.m. today at Sacred Heart Church in Lynn. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Lynn. Arrangements by Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home, Lynn.
|Woodworth, Eugene||14 Persons Die in NJ Crashes / Auto
Accidents Take Heavy Toll Over Week-End
Elizabeth (NJ) Daily Journal / Mon Eve, Oct 30, 1933, Front Page
The Woodworth killed was Eugene Woodworth, 6, 373 Park Ave, East Orange. Paragraph about him:
6-yr old Eugene Woodworth was another Sunday victim. He was hit in East Orange by a car driven by Mrs. Cora Simmons, negress, of Montclair. The boy was dragged 75 ft by the car which finally mounted a curb and overturned after striking a tree. Mrs. Simmons and her husband, Samuel, were so badly injured they were taken to a hospital. A fire department rescue squad removed the dying boy from under the wrecked car. A fireman broke his leg as the auto fell back when he tried to lift it to extricate the boy.
|East Orange, NJ|
|Woodworth, Frederick||FREDERICK WOODWORTH, emergency
planner for town of Kingston Brockton (MA) Enterprise, 1/30/1994
Kingston - Frederick E S WOODWORTH, 82, a resident of Kingston since 1949, died at home on Friday after a brief illness. He was the husband of the late Frances J (Campbell) WOODWORTH. Born in Easton, he was the son of the late John C WOODWORTH and Eva (Caswell) WOODWORTH.
Mr. WOODWORTH served as the emergency planner for the town of Kingston and was involved with the Civil Defense Agency in Kingston. He was a 2nd Lieutenant in the Civil Air Patrol, a member of the Mayflower Congregational Church and was very active in many Kingston town affairs.
He is survived by a daughter, Susan W Nelson of Kingston. A memorial service will be held at 7 pm Tuesday in the Mayflower Congregational Church, Main Street, Kingston. Interment will be private. Arrangements are by the Shepherd Funeral Home, Kingston.
|Kingston, Brockton, MA|
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