Funeral services for Helen I. Woods, age 87, formerly of
Washington Street, Ogdensburg, and St. Joseph’s Nursing Home, will be held
Monday at 10:00 a.m. at Notre Dame Church with Fr. F. James Shurtleff
officiating. Burial will be in the parish
cemetery in the Spring. Calling hours
will be held on Sunday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Frary Funeral
Home. Mrs. Woods passed away Thursday,
December 25, 2008 at St. Joseph’s Nursing Home.
Mrs. Woods is survived by three sons, Nelson Woods and his
wife, Cathy, Edward Woods and his wife, Gloria, all of Ogdensburg, and Frank
Woods and his wife, Paula, of Lisbon; two daughters, Kathy Moore and her
husband, Donald, of Ogdensburg and Elizabeth Betty Woods, and her close friend,
Henry Lalonde of Ogdensburg; many grandchildren, several great grandchildren
and great great grandchildren. Mrs.
Woods is predeceased by two daughters, Carolyn Flanders and Marilyn Yvonne
Woods; one son, Armand Woods; three sisters, Cora Marie Tynon, Dorothy Taylor
and Mary Rohe.
Mrs. Woods was born on March26, 1921 in Ogdensburg, the
daughter of William and Amelia Mae Day Sovie.
She married Nelson Woods on April 19, 1947 at Notre Dame Church with
Rev. Armand Brunette officiating. She
attended local schools. At one time,
Mrs. Woods worked at LaVigne’s Laundry.
She was a past member of the Ladies of the Moose. She enjoyed knitting and her
grandchildren. She loved to dance.
Donations may be made in Mrs. Woods’ memory to the Richard
E. Winter Cancer Treatment Center.