Herbert Finnimore Woods, 86, born in Groton, MA passed away peacefully at Apple Valley Nursing Home on Friday, December 18, 2020. Herbert was born December 6th, 1934 at the Woods family home in Groton, MA and was the 7th child out of 13 children born to Delmar Woods and Laura (Morton) Woods.
Herbert left school at the age of 13 to go to work to help support his family. He worked at LoneStarr (San-Vel) for 25 years in the spancrete division. When San-Vel closed in 1991 Herb went to work for NEBS (New England Business Services) until he retired at the age of 65. In retirement he worked for P.C. Myette Landscaping picking up and delivering lawn equipment. Also during his retirement years, Herb enjoyed delivering Meals on Wheels for both the Groton Senior Center and Pepperell Senior Center and did so up until the COVID-19 pandemic struck.
Herb is predeceased by his siblings Delmar, Fred, Lillian, Alice, George, Clayton, Martha, Marion, Samuel and Peggy. He leaves behind siblings Mabel Guest and Ruth Bouchard.
Herb leaves his son Joseph and his wife Holly, with whom he lived and his son Herbert and his wife Lori of Chelmsford, MA. He is predeceased by his son Francis Woods. Herbert is survived by his grandchildren Steven, Herbert, Tyler, Timothy, Kimberly and Amanda Woods. He was predeceased by his grandson Adam Woods. Herb also has five great-grandchildren.
Per his wishes, there will be no calling hours or services. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations in Herbert’s memory can be sent to the Pepperell Senior Center, 37 Nashua Road, Pepperell, MA 01463.