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Kellie Wood, Child Care Provider In Area, Dies At 54

Kellie Wood
Kellie Wood Photo Credit: Contributed photo

A longtime childcare provider from the area died Sunday, Aug. 25, at age 54.

Kellie Wood died at her home in Dover Plains.

Wood was a childcare provider at Astor Head Start Dutchess County Day Care for over 20 years.

Born on January 20, 1965, in Pittsfield, Mass., she was the daughter of the late Richard G. and Ann Marie (Sitzman) Vickery. 

She was a graduate of Dover High School class of 1983. On May 27, 1984, in Pound Ridge, she married Roslyn J. Wood who survives at home.

In addition to her husband, Wood is survived by sons, Michael J. Wood and his wife, Alisa Marie, of Dover Plains and Kyle J. Wood and his wife, Elizabeth, of Wingdale.

She is also survived by two sisters, Linda Vickery of Pittsfield, Massachusetts, and Tracy Way of N. Adams, Massachusetts; and grandchildren, Everett, Otto, Abel, Mila, and Lana Wood.

Calling hours will be held from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29 at the Hufcut Funeral Home, 31509 Route 22, Dover Plains.

A memorial service will follow at 4 p.m. at the funeral home.

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