Paul Wood of Winchester, a lifetime resident of the area, passed away suddenly on Fri., June 1, 2012. He was 60.
Paul was born in Winchester Township on April 26, 1952 to his parents, Burnice and Thora Wood (nee Robinson).
He worked at the Dunbar cheese plant for a short time, and then began working at Ault Foods (now Parmalat) in 1972. Paul had many different jobs at the plant over the years, including cheese maker and millwright. This June would have been his 40th year at Parmalat.
On April 16, 1977, he married Debra Stewart, and together they had three children, Patrick, Kristy, and Daniel. The highlight of summer vacations was always taking the family on trips.
Paul was a friendly, caring person who loved visiting with friends and family. He was extremely family-oriented, and was known for helping others whenever he could. He enjoyed nothing more than going to car shows – the favourite was always the muscle cars. Paul enjoyed everyday and always had a smile on his face.
Paul is survived by his wife, Debbie, his children, Patrick of Winchester, Kristy (Patrick) Lavergne of Winchester, and Dan of Winchester, his granddaughter, Jazmine and his siblings, Bert (Edith) of Dunbar, Don of Seeley’s Bay, Earl (Jan) of Morrisburg, Linda (Lee) McCaslin of Iroquois, and Gary (Moya) of Rice Lake. He was predeceased by his parents, and his sisters, Evelyn Wood and Marjorie Barkley. He is also survived by nieces and nephews.
Friends called at the Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral Home inWilliamsburg on Tues., June 5 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. The funeral service was held at the funeral home on Wed., June 6 at 11 am with Rev. Geoff Howard officiating. Interment of cremated remains followed at Maple Ridge Cemetery in Chesterville.
Donations to the Winchester District Memorial Hospital would be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
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