Kathleen Alice Wood, 63, of Walton, passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at her home surrounded by her loving family following a long battle with cancer.
Born September 22, 1956 in Walton, she was the daughter of the late Kenneth and Alice Kinch Howe.
Kathleen had a passion for arts and crafts, especially painting, crocheting, scrap booking and loved taking pictures. She enjoyed attending the stock car races, always looked forward to the Delaware County Fair every year, and enjoyed watching various programs on the Hallmark Channel but most of all loved spending time with her grandchildren. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.
Survivors include her children Ken Wood (Jodi) of Trout Creek and Barry Wood (Stacey) of Walton; brother Charles Howe (Dorothy) of Hamden; sisters Carolyn Wood (Ron) of Walton and Joanne McEntee (David) of Hamden and grandchildren Dylan Wood, Bailey Wood and Meadow Wood. Kathleen is predeceased by her ex-husband Robert Wood and beloved dogs Tundra and Chiquita.
A gathering to which relatives and friends are invited to attend will be held on Saturday, November 23, 2019 from 9-10 A.M. at the New Hope Community Church, 45 Stockton Avenue, Walton. A service to celebrate Kathleen’s life will follow at the church at 10 A.M. with Pastor Larry Light officiating. Kathleen will be laid to rest at Walton Cemetery at a later date. The family wishes to invite all to join them for food and fellowship in The Harby Center at New Hope Community Church following the celebration of Kathleen’s life on Saturday.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Courtney Funeral Home, Walton. To leave a message of hope and comfort for Kathleen’s family please visit www.courtneyfh.com