April 22, 1935 ~ February 24, 2020
Born in: Aurora, NY
Resided in: Greece, NY
Roswell Franklin Wood
Greece: Monday, February 24, 2020 at age 84. He was predeceased by his parents, George T. and Lulu P. Wood; brother Smith Dexter; sisters Louise Wagner, Jean Debo, and Alice Hickey. He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Linda L. Wood; beloved son, Donald F. (Melissa) Wood; grandsons, Cameron, Tyler and Griffin; sister, Laura Conley of Auburn, NY; nieces and nephews Del, Jim, Dan, and Steve Wood; Brian Conley, Marcia Rambaud, Sue LaGow, and Laurie Connors; Scott Wagner, Linda Murphy, Dawn Wagner, Sandy Lollman, and Joan Newell; Ed Hickey, and cousins and dear friends.
Frank was a proud Army veteran. He retired from Red Star Express after 41 years, and was a member of Teamsters Local 118 Retiree Chapter. He enjoyed serving others, volunteering with Meals on Wheels, Disabled American Veterans, Lifespan, the Greece Ecumenical Food Shelf, and at Bethany Church where he was a member for 43 years. In the words of a devoted niece, he exemplified all that is kind, generous, caring, and humorous in this world
Friends may call Friday (Feb. 28th) 4:00-7:00 PM at Vay-Schleich & Meeson, 1075 Long Pond Road. His Memorial Service will be held Saturday (Feb. 29th) 11:00 AM at Bethany Presbyterian Church, 3000 Dewey Avenue, Rochester, NY. Private Interment will be in Aurora, NY. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Bethany Presbyterian Church at the address above in his memory. For more information and to sign Frank’s online guestbook, visit www.meesonfamily.com
The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in Roswell Franklin Wood 's name.