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Daily Item Obituaries

May 21, 2013

Elizabeth Faries Woods, 78, Merion Station

MERION STATION — Elizabeth Faries Woods, 78, of Merion Station, passed away on Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at Bryn Mawr Hospital.

She was born Dec. 12, 1934, in Lewisburg, a daughter of the late Alice (Powell) and George Faries, MD.

Liz, known in her childhood as Sissie, grew up in Lewisburg, where she attended Lewisburg High School and received her bachelor’s degree from Bucknell University. For years a center Philadelphia resident, she later received a master’s degree from Temple University.

She taught for 28 years at Furness High School in South Philadelphia and was a longtime teacher-consultant with the Philadelphia Writing Project. After retiring from teaching, she volunteered with the Associated Services for the Blind, researching and recording monthly on scholarship and new developments in archaeology and anthropology.

She is survived by her husband of 49 years, William J. Woods; her son, Christian; her daughter and son-in-law, Catherine and Gregory Schaper; her beloved twin granddaughters, Athen and Anja; stepgrandson, Seth; sister, Ann Killam; and her brother and sister-in-law, Dr. George B. Jr. and Mary Linn Faries.

Liz was deeply moved by her travels with her brother to Normandy and a number of small towns in France with World War II veterans and relatives from the 29th Infantry Division, with which their father’s medical battalion (the 104th) had served.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. June 8 in West Laurel Hill Cemetery, 225 Belmont Ave., Bala Cynwyd, www.forever-care.com.

The family is arranging for trees to be planted in Liz’s memory in lieu of flowers. Anyone wishing to contribute can call Herbein’s Garden Center at (610) 965-9585.

A warm, loving, intelligent and understanding person, Liz enriched our lives and our world. She will be always missed and loved and forever in our hearts.

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    DINSMORE, ELEANORE F., 83, of Selinsgrove. Celebration of life at 2 p.m. Saturday at Sharon Lutheran Church, 120 S. Market St., Selinsgrove. V.L. Seebold Funeral Home, Selinsgrove.

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    GANTT, WESLEY J. JR., 58, of Middleburg. Visitation from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at Hummel Funeral Home, 574 Hill St., Middleburg, followed by funeral at 2.

    HENRY, DORIS E., 76, of Mifflinburg. Memorial service at 7 p.m. Friday at First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 404 Market St., Mifflinburg.

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