Elizabeth Kathryn Armstrong Wood
Elizabeth Kathryn Armstrong Wood, 78, of Perryville, MD, peacefully passed away on Thursday, April 28, 2016 after a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s disease.
Born in Kilsyth, WV, on August 16, 1937, Elizabeth was the daughter of the late Creel Helton Armstrong Willen (Ray). In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Betty Gay Armstrong and Carol Lee Helton Sekula.
Elizabeth was the beloved wife of 58 years to Kenneth F. Wood of Perryville, MD. She is survived by her three daughters: Debra Drake (Steve) of Bedford, VA, Lisa Rogers of Perryville, MD, and Kara Stutz (Paul) of Severna Park, MD; her grandchildren, Ashley Wilson (Brian), Christopher Parker, Katherine Parker, Kenneth Parker, Spencer Rogers, Samantha Rogers, Alexander Stutz, Sophia Stutz, Caroline Stutz: and her great grandchildren, Jack Wilson and Logan Wilson. In addition, she is survived by her brothers and sisters-in-law Rodney Wood (Anita), Betty Page, Wayne Wood (Barbara), and Edward Sekula: and 12 nieces and nephews.
Elizabeth retired after 31 years of service at Aberdeen Proving Ground, working as a Chemical Safety Specialist.
Elizabeth was an active member of Perryville United Methodist Church, the Ladies Golf League of Edgewood, MD, her Bridge Club, and the Red Hat Society. When her daughters were school-aged, she consistently served in their Parent Teacher Associations, holding various offices.
A visitation for family and friends will be held on Saturday, May 7, 2016 from 6-8 p.m. at Crouch Funeral Home, P.A.127 South Main Street, North East, MD.
A memorial service celebrating Elizabeth’s life will be held on Sunday, May 8, 2016 at 2 p.m. at Perryville United Methodist Church, Broad Street & Susquehanna Avenue, Perryville, MD. The service will be conducted by Reverend Ray Graham and Pastor Mike Caldwell.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, in care of the funeral home.
For condolences, please visit www.crouchfuneralhome.com.