He was a member of Men’s Prayer Fellowship and taught the fellowship class for many years and was a former member of Norwin Rotary. Surviving are his wife of over 62 years Norma J. (Belles) Wood; his daughter Paula (James) Martin of McKeesport; his granddaughters Ashley and Lauren Martin; his sisters Marian Derr of NC and Helen Lewis of West Mifflin; also nieces and nephews. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the William Snyder Funeral Home Inc., 521 Main Street, Irwin, 724-863-1200. Additional viewing will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday in Norwin Alliance Church, 10585 Farview Dr. North Huntingdon, with a funeral service following at 11 a.m. with Rev. Dr. Jeffery W. Norris and Rev. Robert Daniels, officiating. Interment will follow in Penn Lincoln Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers a contribution can be made in Rev. Wood’s name to the mission fund of Norwin Alliance Church or Mahaffey Camp & Conference Center, 1559 Mahaffey Grampian Hwy, Mahaffey, PA 15757. For online condolences please visit www.snyderfuneralservices.com.
Originally published September 07, 2017.