CHARLTON: David E. Wood, 70, of Partridge Hill Road died Thursday, May 11 in his home after an illness.
He leaves his wife of 48 years, Gail M. (Biando) Wood, a son Michael Wood and his wife Michelle of Prosper, TX, a daughter Patricia Chickering and her husband Nathan of Charlton, four grandchildren; Anthony, Allison, Alexandra & Chloe, a brother Paul Wood of Arkansas and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two brothers; John J. Wood, Jr. and Robert Wood and two sisters; Jean DePari and Barbara Whitney.
David was born in Leicester, son of John J. and Mabel (LaBree) Wood. He was a teacher at Worcester Technical School for many years before retiring. He was a member of the Leicester Knights of Columbus Council #4528 and formerly the financial secretary. He was the former president of the Charlton Basketball League and Charlton Athletic Director. He coached Charlton Little League and Bay Path High School Football. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed bowling. He loved spending time with his grandchildren.
At David's request no funeral services are planned. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Morin Funeral Home, 1131 Main Street, Leicester is directing funeral arrangements.