Hartford Wolfpack Booster Club President Passes
2015-08-15 : Hartford, CT
The Hartford Wolfpack Booster Club has announce their Club President has passed away. Robert "Woody" Wood, 82, of Cheshire, beloved husband of Sandra Wood, passed away Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015 at home.
He was the devoted husband for over 44 years of Sandy (Buechele) Wood.
He was born Jan. 14, 1933, in New Bedford, Mass. He was the son of the late Robert and Beatrice (Hargraves) Wood.
Robert's entire life was dedicated to serving others. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy and was a veteran of the Korean War. He was one of the hardest working people you would ever meet. He worked for the Cheshire Post Office for 45 years, and Cheshire Ambulance and Campion Ambulance as an Emergency Medical Technician for over 25 years. Robert was a Life Member of the Cheshire Fire Department, providing over 50 years of service and previously held the position of secretary for Headquarters Company 1. In 1982, he received a letter of commendation for his service during a storm that resulted in severe flooding conditions.
Even after retirement you couldn't slow him down. He worked at Awards of Elegance in Southington and served as President of the Hartford Wolfpack Booster Club. He was incredibly respected, admired and loved by all who met him.
Robert was an avid sports fan and loved the Boston Red Sox, New England Patriots, New York Rangers, Hartford Wolfpack & NASCAR.
He will be missed by all who knew him. Condolences to Robertís family and friends.