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Arthur Glenn Wood, Sr.Arthur Glenn Wood, Sr., 87, of Shelocta, PA, passed away Saturday, March 31, 2018 at Indiana Regional Medical Center.
He was born August 30, 1930 in Armstrong Twp., Indiana Co., PA, the son of Irvin Joseph and Mary Olive (Fleming) Wood.
Arthur was a lifelong resident of Shelocta and was employed for many years as a groundskeeper at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, retiring in 1992. Following his retirement, he began serving with the Elderton Volunteer Fire Company. On Friday nights, Arthur enjoyed playing poker with friends and also liked playing bingo. He stayed involved with his retirement group at IUP and loved the outdoors, spending much of his time gardening or going camping. Arthur also had a special place in his heart for his cat, Spot.
His memory will be cherished by his daughters, Diane Elizabeth Henderson, of Homer City, Glenna Mae Bowser, of Indiana, Debbie Pearl Wood, of Shelocta, and Paula Wood-McCracken and husband, Tom, of Shelocta; six grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren; and fiancée, Anna Mae Uplinger, of Elderton.
Arthur was preceded in death by his parents; loving wife, Elizabeth M. "Betty" (Marshall) Wood, whom he married March 12, 1950 and who died November 16, 1991; son, Arthur Glenn Wood, Jr.; daughter, Jayne Ann Wood; brothers, Ralph, Earl E., and John Wood; and sisters, Lula Miller, Edith Ray, Mildred McIntire and Frances Kolter.
The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-8 PM on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at Clark Chapel of the Bauer Funeral Home, Inc., 238 S. Main St., Elderton, PA.
Additional visitation will be from 9 AM until the time of funeral services at 10 AM on Wednesday, April 4, 2018, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Ernie DeLuca officiating.
Interment will be in Elderton Cemetery, Elderton, PA.
Contributions can be made in Arthur's honor to the Elderton Volunteer Fire Company, PO Box 367, Elderton, PA 15736.
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