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Barbara Wood

Thursday, May 30th, 1918 - Wednesday, April 10th, 2019


Barbara M. Wood, 100 years young, died Tuesday, April 10, 2019 at Seal Rock Healthcare in Saco.

Barbara was born on May 30, 1918 in North Andover, MA, a daughter of Frederick M. and Mary C. (Hatch) Chase. She was the wife of the late George F. Wood.

Barbara and George owned and operated Langsford House in Cape Porpoise, a 100 room, full service seasonal hotel on the water, from Memorial Day to Labor Day for many years until 1962. They also owned the GlenMor Bowling Lanes in Kennebunk until George’s death.

Barbara enjoyed cooking, gardening, reading, crossword puzzles, playing bridge, and watching the Red Sox and New England Patriots, especially Tom Brady. She also enjoyed traveling with her husband prior to his death.

She is survived by her sons, Peter Wood and his wife Susan of Springfield, MA and Ronald Wood and his wife Karen of Crossville, TN; 8 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren.

There are no calling hours. A Graveside Service will be held on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. at Arundel Cemetery, Kennebunkport.

Barbara’s family would like to thank all the staff at Seal Rock Healthcare who took such great care of Barbara.

Should friends desire, donations in Barbara’s memory can be made to the Kennebunkport Conservation Trust, PO Box 7004, Cape Porpoise, ME 04014.

To share a memory or leave a message of condolence, please visit Barbara’s Book of Memories page at

Arrangements are in care of Bibber Memorial Chapel, 67 Summer Street, Kennebunk, ME 04043.

Service Details

  • Service

    Saturday, June 1st, 2019 | 2:30pm
    Arundel Cemetery
    65 Walkers Lane
    Saturday, June 1st, 2019
    Rev. Sammie Maxwell
  • Interment

    Arundel Cemetery
    65 Walkers Lane

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Jerry Macari

To Peter and Family, I send my (Jerry and The Macari Family`s) Condolence`s with Sadness to the Wood Family . No matter how old or young the person is such a loss is without a doubt the most painful emotion family can go through . God Bless your family and we`ll pray with you . Deepest sympathy, Jerry Macari And Family
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