Paul F. Wood

Paul F. Wood

Paul F. Wood of Greenport died March 7. He was 84. 

The son of Dorothy (Clarkson) and Paul F. Wood Sr., he was born June 27, 1932, in Brooklyn.

Mr. Wood attended St. John’s University and was ordained into the priesthood in 1958. He served as a priest for 21 years.

He worked as a writer for Fiserv in New York City.

On Oct. 12, 2013, he married John Sawaya in Greenport.

In addition to Joseph, Mr. Wood is survived by his brother, Gerald, of South Carolina, his nephew and his cousin.

The family will receive visitors Friday, March 17, from 3 to 7 p.m. at Horton-Mathie Funeral Home in Greenport, with a prayer service officiated by the Rev. Richard Hoerning will take place at 4 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to Floyd Memorial Library, Greenport Fire Department or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.