Carole A. WoodsMarch 14,2013
Carole A. WoodsCarole A. Woods
WEST RUTLAND — Carole Anne “Caroline” Woods, 67, of West Rutland passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at her home, with her family at her side.
She was born in Proctor, June 29, 1945, the daughter of Felix and Anna Mae (Harrison) Geryk.
Caroline attended St. Stanislaus School and was a graduate of West Rutland High School class of 1963.
She was married January 15, 1967, to Donald E. Woods Sr.
She was a member of St. Bridget’s Church.
Caroline and her husband are the owners and operators of Sweet Caroline’s Restaurant in West Rutland where she greeted her customers with a warm smile. She was loving and caring and always shared gifts with the children.
She enjoyed her family, her dogs and trips to the casinos.
Surviving are her husband, Don of West Rutland; her son, Donald E. Woods Jr. of West Rutland; her daughter, Karen A. Woods of Waterbury; her brother, Robert Geryk and his wife Veronica of West Rutland; nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 1:00 p.m. at St. Bridget’s Church in West Rutland. Officiating will be Rev. Vincent Coppola, pastor.
Burial will be at a later date in St. Bridget’s Cemetery.
Visiting hours will be held Thursday (today) from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Clifford Funeral Home in Rutland.
Contributions may be made to the Foley Cancer Center at RRMC or to Rutland County Humane Society.
In observance of Caroline’s funeral services, Sweet Caroline’s Restaurant will be closed all day Friday, reopening Saturday at 7:00 a.m.
- Most Popular
- Most Emailed
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: Will Rutland Plywood rebuild? Depends on the insurance settlement; Kevin O'Connor reports from the late U.S. senator Jim Jeffords' Friday funeral; state maps strategy to reduce prescription drug abuse.
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: Jim Jeffords' legacy, Brandon takes a few questions about proposed budget, beleaguered city playground likely to move, woman awakes to find strange man with knives standing at her bedside.
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: Former U.S. Senator James Jeffords dies Monday in Washington D.C., a local man is beaten and robbed while walking on West Street, Clarendon sets a tax rate and Brandon convenes an informational public meeting about its budget.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day in 1915, the New York World publishes scoop: Thom. Edison diverts chemical from war production to help German pharmaceutical company make aspirin; on this day in 1935, Will Rogers, Wiley Post die in Alaska plane crash.
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: State panel briefed on smuggling drugs into prisons; new French-German documentary about Vermont's heroin addiction; solar project at Vets Home falls apart; update dispute between Open Door Mission and treatment center.
- TODAY'S WEATHER MINUTE: Climatologists might not know as much about El Nino as they thought they knew. New studies show 10,000 years ago, El Nino was active, and polar ice sheets were rapidly melting — just like today.