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June Sylvia Wood, 81, of Niagara Falls, NY, passed from this life on Friday, March 18, 2016 in Schoellkopf Health Center. Born on July 15, 1934 in Western Bay, Newfoundland, Canada, she was the daughter of the late James and Ina May (Loveys) Crummey.

June graduated from Western Bay High School in Newfoundland and later Kelley Business Institute in Niagara Falls, NY. While in Newfoundland, she worked as a telephone operator for Avalon Telephone Company. Locally, June worked with handicapped children for many years. She loved dogs, singing, dancing and playing the accordion.

June is survived by four grandchildren, Jason, Somer, Marshall and Liana; four siblings, Hazel Sellars, Eulah Traverse, Betty Pinsent and Roy Crummey; a niece, Brenda (Robert) McIlveen and many other nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by two sons, Cory J.M. Wood and Randy J.M. Wood; her former spouse, John L. Wood and seven siblings.

The family wishes to thank Niagara Hospice and the staff at Schoellkopf Health Center for their care and kindness.

Visitation and funeral services will be held privately with her family prior to interment. Interment in Niagara Falls Memorial Park Cemetery, Lewiston, NY. If desired, memorial offerings may be made to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to OTTO REDANZ FUNERAL HOME. Please visit www.ottoredanz.com for online condolences.
Published on March 20, 2016
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