Allan R. Wood

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Allan R. Wood, 89
1924 - 2014
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. -- Allan Royce Wood, of Pompano Beach, Fla., and formerly of Beech Hill Road, Auburn, passed away on July 25, 2014, at Imperial Hospital in Pompano.
He was 89 born on Sept. 8, 1924, in Belfast, the son of Louville and Avis Wood. He grew up in Waterville.
Upon his graduation from high school he enlisted in the Navy serving through World War II. He was honorably discharged and spent the next five years in Juneau, Alaska. He then returned to Maine and married Joan Merrill, of Augusta, in 1953.
Allan worked for many years in different capacities for Sampson Super Markets, taking him to senior vice president. In 1966 Sampson merged with Hannaford Brothers and he continued to until his retirement in 1986. During his retirement he enjoyed many years of traveling, golfing, gardening, hiking, fishing and spending time with his family and friends.
Allan is survived by his long time companion, Susan Jaques of Vasseldoro; his son John of Kennebunkport; daughter-in-law Debra; two grandchildren, Derek Wood of Los Angeles, Calif., Andrea Wood of Westbrook; his sister Geraldine Jose of Unity; step sisters, Sandra Upham, Melinda Sherburne, Janice Sherburne, Jeanne Searles, Marjory Cormier, Mary Labbe, Maureen Brown, and his step brother, Alfred Wood. He was predeceased by his beloved wife Joan; and sons, Tim and Jeff.
Visitation will be held at Fortin/ Auburn on Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. A Liturgy of the Word service will be held at the funeral home on Friday at 10 a.m., followed by committal at Gracelawn Memorial Park. A service of The Fortin Group Plummer & Merrill Funeral Home, 217 Turner St., Auburn. Online condolences at www.thefortingroupauburn.com.
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Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on July 29, 2014
Allan R. Wood
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