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Gladys E. (Clockedile) Wood
May 04, 2018


NORTH OXFORD; Gladys E. (Clockedile) Wood, 85, of 14 Patricia Dr., died
Friday, May 4 at Liberty Commons in North Chatham, surrounded by her loving
She was pre-deceased by her husband, John J. Wood, Jr., Police Chief of the
Town of Leicester, who died in 1983. Also pre-deceased by her parents,
Leroy & Marion Clockedile, 5 siblings, Harold, Ronald and Kenneth
Clockedile, Doris Smith and Irene Fitzgibbons. She is survived by her
children, Paula J. Wood of Centerville, Donna Wood Eaton and her husband
Brad of Harwich, John J. Wood III and his wife Susan of Smithfield, RI,
Douglas A. Wood and his wife Susanna of Westford, Rodney D. Wood and his
wife Cyndy of Inverness, FL, 2 brothers, Lawrence Clockedile and his wife
Gloria of New Port Richey FL, Arthur Clockedile and his wife Judy of
Paxton, a sister, Ruthie Spalding and her husband Dick of Holden, 5
grandchildren, Justin Robo and his wife Erin, Jack, Matthew, Emily, and
Abigail Wood, her great-grandchild Kylie, a step-grandchild David and 2
step-great-grandchildren Kane and Ronin.
She was born in Paxton and graduated from Commerce High School. She married
the love of her life February 16, 1952. She was an active member of the
Greenville Baptist Church, serving on many committees, teaching Sunday and
Vacation Bible School and was the Church's Benevolence Treasurer for 33
years, She was past President of the Leicester Mother's Club. She was a
stay-at-home mother until her youngest was in his teens. Then she attended
Worcester State University part-time taking courses. She was hired by the
University eventually becoming the Coordinator of the Worcester Area
Cooperating Libraries, a program of the Colleges of Worcester Consortium
and worked there for 20 years, retiring in 2000. During this time she
continued her education attending the University and obtained a certificate
in Gerontology. During her internship, she was hired by Saint Paul's Elder
Outreach where she worked part-time until 2013. She loved quilting and made
many quilts for her family, church missions and for the National
Organization, Quilts of Valor.
A Funeral Service will be held Friday, May 11 at 10 A.M. in Greenville
Baptist Church, 684 Pleasant St., Rochdale followed by burial in Greenville
Baptist Cemetery. Calling hours are Thursday from 5-7 P.M. in the MORIN
FUNERAL HOME, 1131 Main St., Leicester. In lieu of flowers, contributions
may be made to the Greenville Baptist Church Deacons Benevolence Fund, P.O.
Box 396, Rochdale, MA 01542.

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1131 Main Street
Leicester, MA 01524