Ardath E. Wood

Posted:  Monday, March 19, 2018 - 3:15pm

Ardath E. (Farnham) Wood, 75, of Vassalboro, Maine died March 18, 2018 at her home surrounded by her family following a long illness.

She was born in Boothbay Harbor, Maine on Nov. 8, 1942, a daughter of the late Isaac A. and Eleanor J. (Chase) Farnham.

Mrs. Wood was a 1961 graduate of Boothbay Region High School. In March of 2000, she retired from the Department of Veterans Affairs at Togus with over 29 years of service. Some of her favorite hobbies included gardening, knitting, reading, baking and traveling.

She was pre-deceased by her husband, Daniel W. Wood; a stepson, Karl E. Larrabee; and a stepdaughter, Barbara Mitchell.

Mrs. Wood is survived by two sons, Mark L. Larrabee of Phoenix, Arizona and Timothy K. Larrabee of Vassalboro; two daughters, Denise E. Jones of Vassalboro and Mista D. Tessio of Hope; her brother, William A. Farnham of Somerville; a stepson, James Larrabee of South China; a stepdaughter, Carol McIntyre of Medway; five grandchildren, Krystle, Benjamin, Alisha, Kayla and Elisabeth; two great-grandchildren, Abby and Hannah; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.

There will be no public visiting hours. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 24 at 2 p.m. at Plummer Funeral Home, Windsor Chapel, 983 Ridge Rd., Rt. 32, Windsor. Burial will be held at a later date in the new Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Mt. Vernon Rd., Augusta.

Those who desire may make donations in Ardath’s memory to Kennebec Valley Humane Society, 10 Pet Haven Lane, Augusta, ME 04330.

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