WINCHENDON - June L. (Gauthier) Wood, 72, of 123 Spruce Street, died peacefully Saturday afternoon, April 21, 2018 in River Terrace Nursing Home, Lancaster.
She was born in Winchendon on June 22, 1945, daughter of the late Alfred J. and Grace E. (Patch) Gauthier and was a lifelong resident of Winchendon.
June was a 1963 graduate of Murdock High School. She was a very devoted housewife and mother. June was a long time member of the United Parish Church, where she had served as Sunday School superintendent, deacon and member of its Women's Fellowship. June was a Girl Scout leader for many years and had received an award from the former Winchendon Grange for her community volunteer work. She has also a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary and loved to read and enjoyed scrapbooking.
She leaves her husband of 56 years, Ivan G. "Skip" Wood; their children, Lee F. Wood and his wife Kim of Fitchburg, Gardner I. Wood and his wife Brandy of Winchendon, Ryan B. Wood and his wife Becca of Winchendon, Crystal McCarthy and her husband Nick of Winchendon and Christina Moomaw and her husband Brandon of Athol; her brothers and sisters, Claudette A. Vaillancourt of Winchendon, Nancy J. Wheeler of FL, Patricia L. Lemmer of Winchendon, Alan J. Gauthier of Winchendon, Alfred J. Gauthier of Orange; twelve grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. June was preceded in death by two sons, Darren C. Wood in 1999 and Casey Michael Wood, who died at birth, and two brothers, Earl Gauthier and George Gauthier.
Funeral services will be held Friday, April 27, 2018 at 1 P.M. in Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon.
A calling hour will precede the funeral Friday from 12 PM to 1 PM.
Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery at a later date.
Memorial donations may be made to United Parish, 39 Front Street, Winchendon, MA 01475.