BAR HARBOR – Helen C. Wood, 81, died Aug. 23, 2013, in Anderson, S.C. She was born March 5, 1932, in Bar Harbor, the daughter of Clyde and Avis (Porter) Carter.
She graduated from Brooklin High School in 1951. Helen went to Providence Bible School, receiving her associates degree. Helen worked at the First National Bank, then at Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Company. She also worked for the Bar Harbor Town office for 20 years.
Helen enjoyed participating in sports when she was younger and later on watching them. She was also a member of The First Baptist Church, Bar Harbor and a woman’s mission group, as secretary. One of her favorite past times was driving through Acadia National Park, searching for deer.
She is survived by her beloved husband of 54 years, Donald A. Wood; two sons, James D. Wood and wife, Jean, of Exeter, N.H., and Michael A. Wood and wife, Iris, of Bucksport; one daughter, Donna W. Wright and husband, Jeff, of Pickens, S.C.; 13 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and one son-in-law, Paul Cavanaugh of Calais. Helen was predeceased by a daughter, Diane Cavanaugh in 2006; and her sister, Thelma Leach.
Friends are invited to call 10-11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 29, at the First Baptist Church, Bar Harbor, where funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. with Pastor Scott Records officiating. Interment will be at Ledgelawn Cemetery, Bar Harbor.
Contributions in Helen’s memory may be made to the First Baptist Church, 46 Ledgelawn Ave., Bar Harbor, ME 04609.
Arrangements by Jordan-Fernald, 1139 Main St., Mount Desert. Condolences may be expressed at www.jordanfernald.com.