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Robert Wood

Robert Wood

Tuesday, April 4th, 1939 Monday, February 24th, 2020

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Obituary for Robert R. "Bob" Wood

WOOD, Robert R. "Bob"

of Lake View, NY, February 24, 2020. Beloved husband of the late Anne M. "Nancy" Wood (nee Manley). Loving father of Michael (Lacy) Wood, Mary Beth (Douglas) Bambridge, Robert (Brianna) Wood and Thomas (Heather) Wood; Cherished grandfather of Ashley, Susan Marie, Katie, Alex, Dominic, Taylor, Emily, Sydney, Mya, Nash and Graycin; Great-grandfather of Caden. Son of the late Roger and Gertrude Wood. Also survived by many other loving family members and dear friends. Coach Wood coached many athletes in Swimming and Diving for over 40 years. The family will be present to receive friends Thursday from 2-8 PM at the (Hamburg Chapel) JOHN J. KACZOR FUNERAL HOME, INC. 5453 Southwestern Blvd. where prayers will be said Friday morning at 10:15 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. John Paul II Parish at 11:00 AM. Interment in St. Vincent's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hospice Foundation of WNY. Share condolences at www.kaczorfunerals.com.

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  • Visitation

    Thursday, February 27th, 2020 | 2:00pm - 8:00pm
    Hamburg Funeral Home
    5453 Southwestern Blvd.
    Hamburg, NY
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    Thursday, February 27th, 2020
    2:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Service

    Friday, February 28th, 2020 | 11:00am
    St. John Paul II Parish
    2052 Lakeview Rd.
    NY
    Friday, February 28th, 2020
    11:00am
  • Interment

    Friday, February 28th, 2020 | 12:00pm
    St. Vincent's Cemetery
    2050 S. Creek Rd.
    North Evans, NY
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    Friday, February 28th, 2020
    12:00pm

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Meghan Glieco

Coach Wood was an amazing man. I had the honor of knowing him as a coach and friend when I swam for Buffalo State college. We had so much fun with him. I could always count on him for encouragement and laughs. After college, I enjoyed seeing him on the pool deck at Section VI Championship meets as a coach myself. We’d enjoy talking about the “good old days” and I loved how much he always said what a great time he had with us at Buff. St.
I wish I could have been an the calling hours to personally express my condolences and love for him. Although I had not seen him in a while, his warmth, smile, laugh and good hugs will never be far from my thoughts. All my best to his family. Mrs. Meghan (Woods) Glieco
Comment | Posted at 07:06pm via Condolence
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Jim Banko

Bob Wood and I played golf together in the Tuesday Two Man League. There was no finer gentleman on the course. Always a smile, always a joke, always a job! I called him spandex for his swim suits. He was a joy to know. May God Bless Bob for all eternity!
Comment | Posted at 01:38pm via Condolence
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Shannon Eagen

Mr. Wood always pushed me to be my best in and out of the water! He was such an amazing teacher/coach in my life! I have taken the lessons I have learned from him and often find myself reflecting on them many years later. He has had such a significant impact on who I am today! My deepest condolences to Mr. Wood’s family and friends! Thank you for sharing your Dad (Grandpa) with so many people! He truly touched the lives of so many! May you find comfort in your memories. Mr. Wood will be greatly missed!
Sincerely,
Shannon Eagen (Rosney)
Lake Shore High School Class of ‘95
Comment | Posted at 12:53pm via Condolence
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Julie Pinzel Jelonek

Mr Wood gave so much of himself to his students and athletes. One of the very best and an icon at Lake Shore high school. He was inspirational to me as a student and a diver. His sense of humor - the best. Condolences to the Wood family during this time. His life was so well spent giving of his wisdom and time to young people. We always had to listen to Paul Harvey in his class but he always listened to us. His sarcasm was legendary and the lessons he taught priceless. Fly with the Eagles Mr. Wood!
Comment | Posted at 10:56am via Condolence
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