Feb 052014

Obituary: Louise Woodward Woods

Obituary: Louise Woodward Woods

Louise Woodward Woods, 81, of Groton, died on February 3, 2014 at Apple Valley Center in Ayer. She was born in Dorchester on April 30, 1932, daughter of the late Edward and Catherine Flanigan Woodward.

Louise grew up in Dorchester and attended school there, and moved to Groton as a teenager. She was the wife of the late Frederick Woods, who died in 2002. She worked for more than 30 years at Nashoba Hospital as a dietary aide. She loved bingo, Foxwoods and candlepin bowling.

Louise is survived by her son, Fred Woods, Jr. and his wife Rita, of Shirley; daughter-in-law Kim Woods of Milford, New Hampshire; two brothers: Ben and his wife Jackie Woodward, and Edward Woodward, all of Florida; three grandchildren: Douglas and his wife Jennifer Woods of Fitchburg, Danielle and her husband Phil Celona of Gardner, and Meaghan Woods of Milford, New Hampshire; three great grandchildren: Tyler Woods of Fitchburg and Cade and Cooper Celona of Gardner; and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her son, John K. Woods of Milford, New Hampshire, and three brothers.

Visiting hours will be held Saturday Febreuary 8, 2014, from 9-11 a.m. followed by a prayer service at 11 a.m. at the Badger Funeral Home, 45 Schools Street, Groton. Burial will be in Groton Cemetery, Groton.