Wood, A. Marie
Birth: Saturday, November 04, 1916 in Callaway, Maryland
Residence: St. Maryís City, Maryland
Death: Friday, December 11, 2015 at the age of 99
Laid to Rest: Wednesday, December 16, 2015 in the St. Michaelís Catholic Church Cemetery, Ridge, Maryland
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A. Marie Wood, 99, of St. Mary's City, MD died on December 11, 2015 at Solomons Nursing Center surrounded by her loving family. She was born on November 4, 1916 in Callaway, MD to the late James Robert Dement and Elizabeth Combs Dement. Marie was born and raised in St. Mary's County.
She lived for over 70 years in St. Mary's City. She was married for over 65 wonderful years to Charles Dolie Wood, Jr., before his passing in August 2001.
She was a dedicated mother and wife, and supported her family helping on the tobacco farm and taking care of the family home. She was an excellent cook, baker, and seamstress. She raised beautiful flower gardens. Marie volunteered for many years in the school cafeteria at St. Michael's School. She knew every child's name. She is a long time member of St. Michael's Catholic Church and St. Cecilia's Catholic Church.
Marie is survived by her children, James A. Wood (Gay) of Washington, D.C., Roberta W. Davis (Wilson) of St. Mary's City, MD, Shirley W. Melton (Tom) of Churchton, MD, Charles "CD" Wood, III (Judy) of Hollywood, MD, John G. Wood (Sara) of St. Mary's City, MD, Francis I. Wood (Cecelia) of Beachville, MD, Mary W. Jones (Mike) of Ellicott City, MD; and many grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren. In addition to her parents and husband, she is also preceded in death by her daughter, Rose Marie Burroughs and her three sisters.
Family will receive friends on Wednesday, December, 16, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., with a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated at 12:00 p.m., at St. Michael's Catholic Church, 16566 Three Notch Road, Ridge, MD 20680. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Todd Melton, Craig Melton, Peter Davis, David Wood, Chris Wood and Mike Springer.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Michael's Archangel Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 259, Ridge, MD 20680; Ridge Volunteer Fire Department P.O. Box 520, Ridge, MD 20680; Ridge Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 456, Ridge, MD 20680; and Hospice of St. Mary's, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650. Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.