Phyllis Jean Wood

Phyllis Jean Wood

May 10, 1933~September 19, 2022

Phyllis Jean Wood, age 89, formerly of New Port Richey, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family at Suncoast Hospice Care Center in Pinellas Park, Florida, on September 19, 2022. She is survived by her five children Phyllis Walichnowski (John) of Seminole, Florida, Patricia Fenochietti of Largo, Florida, Paul Fenochietti (Maritza) of Seminole, Florida, Peter Fenochietti (Cheri) of Vilas, North Carolina, and Peggy Joseph (Greg) of Zanesville, Ohio, as well as nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her loving husband of 36 years, Col. Hector Wood, her parents Eli and Alice Avery, and her sister Thelma Jordan. Phyllis enjoyed raising her family in Fort Clayton, Panama while working as a secretary at Inter-American Geodetic Survey (IAGS) When she relocated to Virginia, she worked for several years as secretary to the Admiral of Naval Intelligence at the Pentagon, which was her most favorite job. She then retired to New Port Richey, Florida, to be closer to her family. She was a sassy and loving mom, grandma, and great grandma who enjoyed visiting her favorite restaurants and loved reading books by her favorite authors including James Patterson and Stuart Woods. Her spirit was loving, kind, and supportive to all and she will be missed by her family tremendously! “Mom (Grandma), may God hold you in His loving arms and keep you. You will never be forgotten and your love will remain in our hearts forever”.

Dobies Funeral Home is handling the arrangements for the family. Celebration of life will be held on November 4, 2022, at 11 am at 9944 Hudson Ave. Hudson, Florida. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Suncoast Hospice Care Center Mid-Pinellas located at 6770 102nd Ave. N, Pinellas, Florida 33782

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Thomas B Dobies Hudson Chapel


Florida National Cemetery

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Memories of Phyllis Jean Wood



Debbie and Paul McInnis

September 21, 2022, 4:50 pm

With our sympathy we want you all to know that our thoughts will be with you Xoxo RIP Auntie 🤍🤍

Cathy Deck. Delaware, Ohio.

September 23, 2022, 4:14 pm

Peggy – so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. Condolences to you and your family.

Leslie Tilton

September 23, 2022, 8:21 pm

My sincere condolences to you and your family. May God wrap you in his arms 🙏🏻

Karen and Dick Bell

September 23, 2022, 10:56 pm

thinking of the family today. may you all live with the happy memories generated over the years and know that she is united with her love once again. Rest in peace,, Aunt Phyllis

Lisa Schroeder

September 24, 2022, 1:35 am

Hugs and prayers to you and your family! Your have our condolences and sympathy.

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