Mary J. Jennings Wood Hodges

Mary J. Jennings Wood Hodges, 82, of Griff Hill Road, Clarendon, Pa., passed away on Sunday, June 23, 2013, at Golden Living – Kinzua Valley.

Mrs. Hodges was born June 24, 1930, in Warren, Pa., the daughter of the late Marshall and Esther McConnell Jennings.

A lifelong area resident, Mary was formerly employed by the Warren State Hospital as a nurse’s aide. Mary enjoyed her family, and her dog, “Peanut.”

She is survived by seven children: Fred Wood and wife, Alice, Warren, Pa., Delores Williams, James-town, N.Y., Harold Wood and girlfriend, Fran, Stone-ham, Pa., Debbie Allen and boyfriend, Kelly, James-town, N.Y., Bonnie Griffin, Stoneham, Pa., Diana Hawk and husband, Terry, of Stoneham, Pa., and Rose Gibson, Phoenix, Ariz.; five siblings: Lois Lewis and husband, Dan, Russell, Pa., Martha Hornstrom and husband, Jim, Russell, Pa., Shirley Parkee, Georgia, Linda Griswold and husband, Joe, Limestone, N.Y., and Dorothy Morgan, Cam-bridge Springs, Pa; 11 grandchildren, one step grandchild; and several great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her son, James Wood; brothers: Floyd “Bump” Jennings and Fred Jennings; and two sisters: Judy Moffit and Louise Thomas.

Friends will be received at the Peterson-Blick Funeral Home Inc., 1003 Penn Ave., E., Warren, on Wednesday, June 26, 2013, from 6-8 p.m. A private funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family, with the Rev. Rick Hamrick, pastor, Youngsville Free Methodist Church, officiating.

Burial will be in the Westview Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Paws Along the River, 212 Elm St., Warren, PA 16365.

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