Passing of Linda K. Wood, 34, of Eldred

ELDRED – Linda K. Wood, 34, of Barbertown Rd., passed away Thursday (Jan. 5, 2012) in Olean General Hospital, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

Born October 25, 1977, in Kane, PA, she was a daughter of Karmon M. and Iona Austin Wood.

Linda was a longtime resident of the area coming from Indiana. She was a graduate of Oswayo Valley High School, Class of 1996, and also of Mansfield University, Mansfield, PA.

She had worked several years for Monroe County, Indiana, as a corrections officer, before moving back to the area.

She had attended the Bells Run Union Church of Eldred while a resident of the area.

She is survived by her beloved companion, Thomas W. Pritt of Eldred, a son, Gavin Winkel; and a daughter, Baylee M. Wood both of Bloomsburg, IN; three brothers, Kim Wood of Bath, NY, Bob Wood of Indiana, and Daniel Wood of Arkport, NY; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters, Nancy Michelson, Roseanne Calhoun, Ella Hobson; and a brother, Richard Wood.

There will be no visitation. Friends are invited to attend a memorial service at 11 a.m. Saturday (Jan. 14, 2012) in Bells Run Union Church, with Rev. Chad Shaffer, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Bells Run Cemetery, Eldred.

The family requested donations be made to the First National Bank of Port Allegany, to benefit Gavin Winkel and Baylee Wood, her beloved children.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Switzer Funeral Home, Port Allegany.

Condolences can be made at

Condolences to: Thomas Pritt, 149 Barbertown Rd., Eldred, PA 16731.

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  1. Brad_allen64 says:

    Linda you will always be missed I love you your exhusband Brad Allen

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