Emma J. Wood, 93, of Carthage

Emma J. Wood, 93, passed away peacefully on Monday afternoon, November 23, 2020 at the Carthage Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing.
Emma J. Wood, 93, passed away peacefully on Monday afternoon, November 23, 2020 at the Carthage Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing. (Source: Funeral Home)

CARTHAGE, N.Y. (WWNY) - Emma J. Wood, 93, passed away peacefully on Monday afternoon, November 23, 2020 at the Carthage Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing.

Emma was born on January 25, 1927 in Carthage, New York, a daughter of the late William and Nora (Bull) Barlow. She graduated from Carthage High School. She worked from Dr. Kahn in Carthage as an office manager for many years.

On June 15, 1946 she married Jack J. Wilton. Jack preceded her in death. On September 6, 1975 she married Ivan Wood.  He later passed away.

Emma loved her flowers, puzzles and dancing.  Most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family at gatherings.

Emma is survived by her three children, Patricia (Al) McMannama of Maine; Cheryl (Pete) Rogers of Black River; and Georgia (Randy) Slye of Williamsburg, West Virginia; as well as many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren.

She is predeceased by two sons, Michael Wilton who died in 1984 and William Wilton who died on June 18, 2019 as well as a grandson Stephen Wilton-Terry who died on March 6, 2017.

A private burial will be held later in Fairview Cemetery in Carthage.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association Central New York Chapter at 441 W. Kirkpatrick St., Syracuse, NY 13204,

Arrangements with Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Inc. and condolences can be made online at www.lundyfuneralhome.com.

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