Edith J. Wood (born Seeley)

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Gender: Female

Date of Birth: May 21, 1933

Date of Death: July 4, 2010

Birth Place: Campbell, NY

Death Place: Ogden, NY

Edith J. Wood

Campbell, N.Y. — Edith J. Wood, age 77, of Campbell, passed away on Sunday, July 4, 2010 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. She was born on May 21, 1933 in Campbell, the daughter of Ira I. and Katherine L. (Heath) Seeley. She married LeRoy F. Wood on April 8, 1951 in Addison. He predeceased her on April 6, 2009.

Edie was a life member of the Corning VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 524. She was active with the Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts, and she was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother.

Edie is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Kathy and Paul Elliott of Campbell, Rose and Timothy Elliott, Sr. of Campbell, and Ruth and Mike Appleby of Lawrenceville; sister, Margaret Thompson of Lawrenceville; and brothers, Robert (Marion) Seeley of Campbell and Charles Seeley of Florida. She also has grandchildren, Timothy (Shelley) Elliott, Jr., Herbert (Jan) Elliott, Nathan (Brittany) Button, Michael Appleby, Lisa (Jess) Oldroyd, and Jacob (Bridget) Jelliff; great-grandchildren, MacKenzie Elliott, McKaela Elliott, Kayden Elliott, Keeley Elliott, Andrea Elliott, Jessica Elliott, Jess Oldroyd, and Harmony Button; and several nieces and nephews. Edie was predeceased by her son, LeRoy J. Wood in 2010 and by brothers and sisters, Lyndon Seeley, William Seeley, and Josephine Ruocco.

Family and friends are invited to call at Carpenter’s Funeral Home, LLC, 14 East Pulteney Street in Corning on Wednesday, July 7, 2010 from 4:00 to 6:00 pm. Edie’s funeral service will be held there following calling hours at 6:00 pm. Burial will take place at Bath National Cemetery on Thursday at 10:00 am.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family of Edie Wood, c/o Rose Elliott. Donation envelopes may be obtained from Carpenter’s Funeral Home, LLC.

Published in the Corning Leader on July 06, 2010

[Great-grand-daughter of SGS # 2530 – Edith J.; Ira Ivan; Herbert A.; Charles (# 2530); Julius (# 920); Ebenezer, Justus; John; Benjamin; Nathaniel; Robert]