Atkinson, NH — Margaret E. Wood, 91, of Atkinson, N.H., died on Friday September 27, 2013, at Parkland Medical Center, Derry. Mrs. Wood was born in Shubenacadie, Nova Scotia, Canada, and was raised in New Hampshire. She was a 1942 graduate of Hampstead High School. Margaret was a member of The Atkinson Historical Society, and served as a trustee of The Atkinson Cemetery. She was a member of The New Hampshire Grange #143 of Atkinson, as well as a member of The Farm Bureau. Mrs. Wood worked as a bookkeeper at Salem Animal Hospital and for Lamphrey Brothers Oil Co., North Hampton, N.H. She and her late husband were involved in farming and raising Standardbred race horses.
The widow of Richard G. Wood, to whom she was married for 55 years, her family members include her son, Richard B. and his wife , Ruth Wood of Atkinson; her grandchildren, Karen Wood, Rick Wood, John M. Wood Jr., and Jason M. Wood; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her son, John “Jack” Wood.
ARRANGEMENTS: Calling hours will be on Thursday, October 3, from 5 to 8 p.m., and on Friday, October 4, from 10 to noon, at The Goundrey & Dewhirst Funeral Home, 42 Main Street, Salem, N.H. Funeral services will be on Friday. at noon. at the funeral home. Burial will be in West Hampstead Cemetery, West Hampstead, N.H. To send condolences, please visit, www.goundreydewhirstfuneral.com, or www.facebook.com/GoundreyDewhirstFuneral.