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Croyden Grant Wood

Croyden Grant  Wood

Croyden Grant Wood, 76 years of age,of Parrsboro, NS, passed away on April 27, 2017 after a courageous three year battle with pancreatic cancer. He showed tremendous strength, endurance and determination. He was an inspiration to all that knew and loved him. Born in Parrsboro, N.S. he was a son of the late Roy & Effie (Hatfield) Wood.
He enjoyed many hobbies; fishing, hunting, curling, snowmobiling, reading, restoring several old cars and going to his favorite spot, to the "camp" in the meadow. He has been a member of the Fundy Shore Auto Club, FORCE Community Liaison Committee, Parrsboro Harbour Commission, Canadian Coast Guard Search & Rescue, Parrsboro Volunteer Fire Dept. He was a welder by trade, worked as a carpenter, boat builder, lobster fisherman, Stevedore, Harbour Pilot, Wharfinger in Parrsboro Harbour and farmed blueberries. Croyden will always be remembered and forever loved.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Frances (Gilroy), daughter, Patty (Jesse) , sons, Arnold (Janet) all of Parrsboro, Bentley (Paula)of Porters Lake, daughter in law, Tanya, of Parrsboro; ten grandchildren, Lee, Angela, Stevely, Bradly, Jonathan, Kevin, Ryan, Amy, Grant & Keith; 8 great grandchildren, Devin, Jasmin, Ethan, Connor, Luke, Colin, Caden and Ruby; brothers, Donnie, Owen, David; sisters, Sylvia, Mary, Nancy; many cousins, nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his sons, Croyden Jr and Michael in 2012, brothers, Reginald, George, Murray, Arden & Roy.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Furlong-Jones Funeral Home, 70 Church St., Amherst, NS (902-667-8777). A time of remembrance will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 45 , Morris St., Parrsboro, NS on May 2, 2017 from 11 am - 2 p.m.. Burial to take place in the St. George Anglican Cemetery at a later date.
Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Moncton City Hospital Oncology Dept. or the CRHCC Palliative Care.
Sharing of memories and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting Croyden's online memorial through the Furlong~Jones Funeral Home Facebook Page or by visiting www.furlongjones.ca.

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