In Loving Memory Of
Robert Allen Wood

Moncton, N.-B – We, the family of “Bobby” Wood regret to announce his sudden passing at the Moncton Hospital, Moncton, NB. Bobby was the son of Eileen (nee Meagher) Wood and the late Allen Wood, Auld’s Cove NS.

As a child, Bobby attended the Halifax and Amherst School for the Deaf. He made lifelong friends there and they all held a special place in his heart. Bobby was a Thalidomide Survivor and despite his many health issues over the years, he never let himself be limited or defined by his condition. While attending school, he received many awards for wrestling. Bobby loved to bowl, play cards and darts and gatherings with his many friends.

Bobby is survived by his son Mark Wood (Moncton, NB), Mother, Eileen Wood (Auld’s Cove, NS), brothers Stephen (Antigonish, NS), David Wood/Terri Clements (Auld’s Cove, NS) and Brian/Wilena Wood (Auld’s Cove, NS), many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his father Allen Wood. The family would like to thank the doctors/nurses of the Moncton Hospital for their care during Bobby’s illness. Very special thank you to Louisette Boucher and Mark for all they have done for Bobby over the years.

Cremation has taken place. As per Bobby’s wishes there will be no visitation or funeral. Private family burial at a later date.

Memorial donations may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

The family invites you to sign an online book of condolences at:

Arrangements under the professional care of Passage Funeral Co-operative and Cremation Centre 625 Mountain Road, Moncton, NB (506) 855-1145

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  1. Sorry hear about Bobby’s passing, Our thoughts and prayers with his son Mark and family 🙏❤️

  2. I remember Bobby when he went to school in Halifax and also later in Amherst. He was never in my class but our numbers were small enough that we got to know everyone else’s students as well as our own. My sincere condolences in your loss.

  3. Sorry to hear of Bobby’s passing.He was my 1st cousin and I lived in Auld’s Cove and I remember when Bobby used to come home from Amherst in the summer,It was always so nice to see him.

  4. So sorry to hear of Bobby’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with his Mom Eileen,and his brothers Stephen & David. May he RIP.

  5. My sincere condolences to the family of Bobby. To his son Mark,his Mom Eileen,brothers,Stephen,David and Brian my thoughts and prayers are with you all. May he RIP.

  6. Sending sincere condolences to Mark and to all of Bobby’s immediate family & friends. Bobby was my first cousin and I always enjoyed seeing him when he was home in Auld’s Cove for his visits…RIP Bobby, ❤️

  7. My sincere condolences to all the family, Eileen, Steven, David, Brian and all the rest of relatives.

    Priscilla Meagher

  8. So sorry to read of Bobby’s passing. A family friend & neighbour; my thoughts & prayers are with you all at this sad time.
    Sharon (Williams) Warner & Family

  9. Mark, we were so sad to hear of Bobby’s passing, you will miss him terrible, we will always Remember Bobby coming to our home and keeping us entertained with a funny story, our sincere condolences to you and Mark’s family and Lucette. Margie and Leo Meagher

  10. My condolences to Mark and family. Bobby was a great man, funny, I sure will miss him , even playing on his bowling team.

  11. Sincere condolences to Mark, Eileen, Stephen, David, Brian and all of Bobby’s friends & family. I was very excited to see Bobby while he visited Auld’s Cove last summer. He was so proud to have photos taken with friends and family. RIP dear cousin. ❤️

  12. Our deepest condolences to Bobby’s mom,his son and his brothers our thoughts and prayers are with you all

  13. I was so sorry to hear of Bobby’s passing. I also attended the Amherst School for the Deaf and remember all the activities we were involved in. I was also on the wrestling team with Bobby and have lots of good memories of travelling to competitions with him. My wife and I would like to send our sincere condolences to his family.

  14. Mark, Eileen, Stephen, Brian, and David, and families…… Larry and I send our sincere sympathy for your loss. Bobby was always so friendly, I never knew him well, but Larry has many fond memories from years past. May you rest in peace Bobby, prayers for the family as they grieve ..((( hugs))) to all,

  15. Mark, Eileen, Stephen, David, Brian I am thinking about you all. A tear came to my eyes when I got the news. Bobby, I can honestly say I have never seen you without a smile on your face. RIP buddy

  16. Mark: Your father was a sweetheart. Sadly we all sure misses his jokes in job entry program and bowling. He will be sadly missed. Prayers and thoughts are with you and family.

  17. My sincere condolences to Mark ,Elleen,Stephen ,David and Brian ..I have many fond memories of Bobby on his many trips home during his school years , He always had a smile . He will be missed by all .

  18. I was so saddened to hear the shocking news of Bobby’s passing. With a heavy heart my deepest sympathy goes out to Bobby’s son Mark, Bobby’s Mom, Eileen, Bobby’s brothers Stephen, Brian, David and their families.

    Bobby was my first very best friend and brother as we grew up together when we were placed in a foster home in Halifax/Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. We were both about 3 years of age. As young boys we became brothers—playing and learning together everyday. Those days sign language wasn’t allowed but we found a way to communicate and developed our own language. As we grew, we went to Ardmore School in Halifax.

    When we were 11 years old, our foster father passed away and we were sent to Amherst School for the Deaf. Our worlds opened up and we were so happy and remained best friends and brothers.

    We had lots of good times, good memories and good friends. I will deeply miss Bobby as we have remained brothers to this day.

    Again, my deepest sympathies to Mark, Eileen, Stephen, Brian, David and their families.

  19. Our deepest condolences to Bobby’s Family & friends!! Our thoughts & prayers are with all of you in this time of sadness!! Hugs & Love ❤️

  20. Bobby was in my class at Ardmore School in Halifax. My deepest condolences to Bobby’s family and friends. ♥️🌹🙏🏻

  21. To the Family
    My sincere condolences. I was the Home Ec teacher at the Amherst School. I have many fond memories of Bobby enjoying learning to cook. He was always pleasant with a kind heart and great sense of humor. May your wonderful memories support you at this difficult time
    Barbara Randall Stinson.

  22. Our deepest sympathies. Many fond memories of Bobby telling his funny stories and always smiling. He will be missed by all !!

  23. I am very shock that he pass away I known him 51 yrs and a lot of good memories we had when we both were growing up .. my deepest condolences to the family

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