Dorothy Eloise Wood
Dorothy Eloise Wood

October 11, 1911 - October 3, 2010
Born in Washington, DC
Resided in Shady Side, MD


Dorothy E. Wood, 98, a resident of Shady Side since 1943, died October 3.

She was born Oct. 11, 1911, in Washington, D.C., and started Woods Wharf & Marina in 1950. She also worked for the U.S. Postal Service and retired from the District Court of Maryland in 1972, where she was a clerk.

She was a past Matron of Bayside Chapter 114 Order of the Eastern Star in Shady Side, a member of Centenary United Methodist Church, and a volunteer for Clothes Box at Anne Arundel Medical Center. A master seamstress, she enjoyed crocheting, knitting and gardening.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Gene Wood, whom she married in 1941 and who died in 1978.

She is survived by two daughters, Julia W. Mull and Linda W. Groom, both of Shady Side; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.



Memorial Service
Centenary United Methodist Church
6248 Shady Side Road
Shady Side, MD US 20764
Sunday, October 10, 2010
1:30 PM


Hospice of the Chesapeake
445 Defense Highway
Annapolis, MD US 21401