Deborah L. Wood, 53, Carthage

CARTHAGE, NY – Deborah L. Wood, 53, of Jackson II Road, Carthage, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018, at the Samaritan Medical Center in Watertown.

Born Sept. 15, 1965, in Watertown, a daughter of Frederick “Fred” and Betty (Rogers) Wilsie, she graduated in 1983 from Carthage High School.

She married Kenneth Wood on June 10, 1989, at the Church of the Nazarene in Carthage.

Deborah was a bus driver for the Carthage Central School District until medically retiring in 2016.  She enjoyed four-wheeling, being in the woods enjoying nature and the animals, and fishing on Lake Bonaparte.

She is survived by her husband of 29 years, Kenneth; her mother, Betty Wilsie; two children, Amanda and Kyle Wood; a sister, Brenda (David) Green and their children Mindy and David; as well as a brother, Ricky (Mary) Wilsie and their children Timmy, Brandi, and Jamie, all of Carthage.

Deborah was predeceased by her father, Frederick “Fred” Wilsie as well as a brother, Timothy John Wilsie who passed away on August 22, 1960.

Calling hours will be held 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 23, at the Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Service Inc., 500 State St., Carthage. No public funeral service will be held.  Burial will be held in the spring.

Memorial Donations in Deborah’s memory may be made to the Shots-for-Dot Fund Golf Tournament in C/O David Green at 3545 Halifax Rd., Copenhagen, NY 13626.  David can also be reached by phone at 315-775-7809.

Arrangements are entrusted to Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Inc.

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