OBITUARY

Robert H. Woods

May 26, 1942November 5, 2018
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LYNN- Robert H. Woods, 76, of Lynn passed away at home surrounded by his family on Nov. 5th. He was the beloved son of the late Dr. Roswell O. Woods and Mary Catherine (Gillis) Woods. Bob leaves a wife of 54 years, Carol (Goodwin), a daughter, Patricia Woods, a son, Robert R. Woods and his wife May Woods and a grandson, Matthew Ustaszewski. He also leaves a sister, Catherine Hopp and her husband Frank of Huntley, IL. Bob was also the brother of the late Elaine Lander and her husband Warren of Liberty Park, Florida. Bob was a lifelong resident of Lynn. He attended St. Mary’s school and Lynn Trade High School. He put himself through college and graduated from Northeastern University with a degree in Engineering and attended graduate school at Suffolk University. Bob always took great pride in the work he did at the Charlestown Navy yard onboard the USS Constitution in his younger years. He was most recently employed at Wentworth Institute of Technology for 20 years and retired in 2015. Bob loved working and spending time with friends and family. He was a private pilot and loved flying, was an expert in knot tying and enjoyed reading the Wall Street Journal daily as well as many other books and publications. Bob’s loving heart, optimistic attitude, dry wit and colorful expressions will be dearly missed by his heartbroken family and friends. Bob’s funeral will be held from the CUFFE-McGINN Funeral Home, 157 Maple Street, Lynn on Tuesday, November 13th at10:00 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. at St. Pius V Church, 215 Maple St., Lynn. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Lynn. Visiting hours will be held on Monday, November 12th from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the funeral home. To share a memory or leave online condolences, please visit www.cuffemcginn.com.

Services

  • Visiting Hours Monday, November 12, 2018
  • Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, November 13, 2018
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Biography

LYNN- Robert H. Woods, 76, of Lynn passed away at home surrounded by his family on Nov. 5th. He was the beloved son of the late Dr. Roswell O. Woods and Mary Catherine (Gillis) Woods. Bob leaves a wife of 54 years, Carol (Goodwin), a daughter, Patricia Woods, a son, Robert R. Woods and his wife May Woods and a grandson, Matthew Ustaszewski. He also leaves a sister, Catherine Hopp and her husband Frank of Huntley, IL. Bob was also the brother of the late Elaine Lander and her husband Warren of Liberty Park, Florida.
Bob was a lifelong resident of Lynn. He attended St. Mary’s school and Lynn Trade High School. He put himself through college and graduated from Northeastern University with a degree in Engineering and attended graduate school at Suffolk University. Bob always took great pride in the work he did at the Charlestown Navy yard onboard the USS Constitution in his younger years. He was most recently employed at Wentworth Institute of Technology for 20 years and retired in 2015. Bob loved working and spending time with friends and family. He was a private pilot and loved flying, was an expert in knot tying and enjoyed reading the Wall Street Journal daily as well as many other books and publications. Bob’s loving heart, optimistic attitude, dry wit and colorful expressions will be dearly missed by his heartbroken family and friends.
Bob’s funeral will be held from the CUFFE-McGINN Funeral Home, 157 Maple Street, Lynn on Tuesday, November 13th at10:00 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. at St. Pius V Church, 215 Maple St. , Lynn. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Lynn. Visiting hours will be held on Monday, November 12th from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the funeral home. To share a memory or leave online condolences, please visit www.cuffemcginn.com.