WEBSTER – William E. “Mr. Bill” Woods, 72, died Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at home after an illness.
He leaves his soul mate, best friend and caregiver, Lisa C. Chlapowski; 3 children, Heather Pionk of Kimball Township, Michigan, Stephen Woods of Manhattan, and Sean Woods of Port Huron, MI; 2 sisters, Priscilla Tremper of Red Hook, NY and Betty Swan of New Fairfield, CT; 6 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; nephews and nieces. He was preceded in death by his stepsister, Shirley Heninger.
He was born in Worcester and raised in Leicester, the only son of Ernest and Eugenia (Knox) Woods. He had lived in Holland for several years before moving to Webster. He graduated from Leicester High School in 1964.
Mr. Woods cared for individuals at a group home for the Mass. Department of Developmental Disabilities for many years. He retired in 2004.
He was a train and car enthusiast.
Visitation will be held Sunday, August 7, from 2:00 to 4:00 PM in the Sitkowski & Malboeuf Funeral Home, 340 School Street, with a service at 3:30 PM in the funeral home. Donations in his name may be made to Central Mass. Hospice, 191 Pakachoag St., Auburn, MA 01501.