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Obituary for Joan M Wood

Joan Wood (Douglas) Quincy Mass previously of South Yarmouth died from complications of pneumonia on Tuesday, February 20, 2024 She was 88.

She was predeceased by her husband, Reverend Clifton, J Wood, Senior, her daughters, Laurie Wood and Caroline Smith, and her son-in-law Doug Wood-Boyle. She was also pre-deceased by her sister, Caroline Sherman.

She survived by her daughter, Reverend Linda Wood-Boyle of Waltham a son, Clifton J Wood, Junior of Sturbridge, a granddaughter, Amanda Spolidoro, and her husband, David of Millbury , grandson Clifton, J Wood the third of Sturridge and son-in-law, Ken Smith of Grafton. She also leaves behind two dearly loved great grandchildren.

Joan spent her adult life initially as a pastor's wife in four parishes, in Maine while raising four children. When Clifton retired from Ministry, they moved to Cape Cod, and Joan became the business manager of a large nonprofit in Hyannis, and then the CFO of a profit business with locations throughout Cape cod She retired in 2005 and moved to Quincy to be closer to her family.