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“Dear Cynthia....I was so saddened by the news of the passing of your Father. Mr. Wood had always been such a sweet and kind-hearted gentleman. He was...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Robin Rhone - Upper Darby, PA

“Dear Cindy & Wanda, We were so sorry to hear of Dad's passing. He was a BFF for the Story Family and will be remembered well. He is now able to rest...Read More »
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“To the Wood Family,May God keep you all in his loving care andknowing that Clarence is one of God's angels. Sincerely,Gayle & Doris...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Gayle Porterfield - Lexington, VA

“I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your father he was such a gentlemen,he will truly be miss ”
4 of 4 | Posted by: alice snead - phila, PA


CLARENCE M. WOOD JR of Philadelphia, PA died June 6, 2017 at the age of 90. He and his wife, Geraldine Bowser Wood founded Wood Funeral Home Inc in 1959 from inspiration of two family members who were already funeral directors, Elmer "Bus" Bullock in Harve de Grace, MD and Newton S. Bowser in Topeka, KS. In 1991, the business was transformed from a sole proprietorship to a partnership under the direction of his daughters, Cynthia and Wanda Wood. He graduated from mortuary school in Philadelphia.