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Elizabeth "Betty" Wood

May 19, 1942 ~ January 23, 2020 (age 77)

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Elizabeth "Betty" Wood of Ute, Iowa, passed away the evening of Thursday, January 23rd, 2020 at the age of 77. She was born on May 19, 1942 to Louis R. Fisher Sr. and Winifred M. Fisher and grew up as the eldest of four in Hillsboro, NH. She later married Charles (Charlie) Wood Jr. of Antrim, NH and moved to East Washington, NH where she would raise her family and become very influential and involved in the community. Later, Betty & Charlie enjoyed their retirement in Ute, IA and then Largo, Florida and lived there until shortly after Charlie’s passing, when Betty went back to live with her daughter and son-in-law in Ute, Iowa, until her passing.

Betty loved the outdoors and spent a lot of her time in the gardens. She enjoyed spending her time doing arts and crafts with her grandchildren for many of years.

Betty is preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Charles Wood Jr. She is survived by her daughter, Cindy and husband Joseph Nixa of Ute, IA; her son, Charles (Chuck) Wood III and wife Deanna of Weare, NH; her brother Russ and wife Pat Fisher of Henniker, NH; her sister Jean Hamer of Peabody, MA; her sister Jane and husband Shant Asadoorian of Raleigh, NC; her 4 grandchildren Jessica, Christopher, Sean, and Meghann; and her 7 great grandchildren who she absolutely adored.

Internment services and a Celebration of Life gathering are not yet scheduled but will be held at the Maple Avenue Cemetery in Hillsboro, NH. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society or The June E Nylen Cancer Center in Sioux City Iowa. Local arrangements are under the direction of Rush Family Care Service, Onawa, Iowa.

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