Clarence William Wood

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Clarence William Wood

June 27, 1938 - February 24, 2019

Clarence William Wood Gloucester, Mass. - Clarence "Billy" Wood age 80, of Gloucester, passed away Sunday February 24 surrounded by his family. Clarence was born June 27, 1938, in Rockport to James and Ella [Harris] Wood.
Clarence is survived by his wife Roberta and his stepson Rick Buck. Surviving him from his first marriage to Sally Wood nee Graham are children Susan Hall, Catherine Sierra, George Wood, and nephew Earl Chase. He has five grandchildren; William Nixon, Tristan Haselgard, Taylor Haselgard, Lillian Wood, Evan Wood, and Maria Sierra. He has two great-grandchildren, William and Penelope Nixon, all of Gloucester. He is predeceased by his son David William.
Clarence was born in Rockport, growing up next to Charlie Lane's Farm on South Street. He transferred to Gloucester High School as a teen where he met his first wife Sally Graham of East Gloucester. They married upon graduating and raised five children. He went on to work for Raytheon for over thirty years. He divorced in 1987 to remarry his second wife Roberta seven years later, whom he met at Raytheon.
Clarence is remembered for his eagerness take on any project from fixing cars, to adding additions on his house. He got his private pilot's license and with a second hand plane fulfilled a lifelong dream; flying to and from Twitchell Airport in Turner, Maine whenever he could. He will be sorely missed.
A Memorial Service will be scheduled at a later date when weather permits.
Published on March 12, 2019
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john lyon
Mar 14, 2019
very nice gentleman , a good friend