WINCHENDON - Fred A. Wood, 77, of 49 Juniper Street, dies peacefully Sunday evening, November 11, 2018 at his home, with his family at his side.
He was born in Tewksbury, MA on June 6, 1941, son of Blanche Wood. He grew up in Milford and graduated from Milford High School. Fred had lived in Winchendon for the last three years after living in Colorado for eleven years. At one time, Fred served as a police office for the town on Milford.
Fred proudly served his country as a member of the United States Marine Corps, United States Air Force and United States Navy over a 23 year career. During his military career, he learned the electrical trade and worked at Guantanamo Bay, the National Boy Scout Camp and on the United States Constitution. He later became a master electrician and worked for Nelco Electric in Milford.
He leaves his wife of 43 years, Charlene P. (Currier) Wood; five children, William Wood of FL, Dawn Marie Burns Condry and her husband Mark of Hudson, Russell D. Burns and his wife Jennifer of Newburyport, David Burns of Winchendon and John Burns of Fitchburg; six grandchildren and one great granddaughter.
Funeral services will be private and at the convenience of the family.
Memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer's Association, 309 Waverley Oaks Rd, Waltham, MA 02452.
Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon is directing arrangements.