Peggy I. Wood, 73, Adams

ADAMS, NY — Peggy I. Wood, 73, Adams, passed away Saturday, July 6, 2019, at her home while under the care of Peanut her cat, her family and Hospice of Jefferson County.

A funeral service will be held at noon Tuesday, July 9, at the Carpenter-Stoodley Funeral Home, Belleville. Calling hours will precede the service from 10 a.m. to noon at the funeral home.

Peggy was born in Pierrepont Manor, April 21, 1946, a daughter to Bernard and Doris Adams Sampson.

She worked for Bomax, Watertown, several bars and restaurants in the Adams area and she retired from Rod’s Big M as the head baker after working there for several years.

She is survived by her children, Gina (Bill Finch) Albrecht, Richland; Arlene (Joe McMullen) Halsey, Adams; Richard (Billie Jo) Wood, Orwell; a sister, Barbara Vann, Belleville; a brother, Bernard (Terry) Sampson, Indiana; five step-brothers, Robert (Louise) Cooper, Thomas (Edna) Cooper, Paul (Sue) Cooper, Walter Cooper, Michael Cooper, step-sister Sandra Kavney; grandchildren, Amy (Bobby) Hatch, Kyle Finch, JonMichael Halsey, Michael Wood, Matthew Wood, Kyle Wood, Steven Wood; 13 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents Peggy was predeceased by her step-mothers, Edna Sampson and Elva Sampson and her 2 brothers, Richard and Jimmy Sampson.

Peggy enjoyed bowling, crocheting, playing games on her tablet and spending time with her family making many fond memories.

She was a lifetime member of the Adams American Legion, VFW and the AAHA Club.

A reception will follow the service at the Adams American Legion.

Memorial contributions may be made to the South Jefferson Rescue Squad, PO Box126, Adams, NY 13605 or to Hospice of Jefferson County, 1398 Gotham Street, Watertown, NY 13605.

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