SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

April 19, 2013

June E. (Ferris) Wood, 92


Danvers — June E. (Ferris) Wood, 92, died after a period a failing health at Seacoast Nursing and Rehab in Gloucester where she received wonderful care by the caring staff there. The daughter of the late Myrtle (Hartman) and Chester Ferris, she was the wife of the late Donald T. Wood, with whom she shared 40 years of marriage.

She leaves her daughters, Donna Wallace and her husband, Dick, of Danvers and Donna Bonner and her husband, Bob, of South Winsor, Ct., and South Carolina; her four grandchildren, Todd C. Wallace and his wife, Eileen, of Bedford, N.H., Terry S. Wallace and his wife, Susanne, of Housatonic, Mark R. Bonner and Jenn Thompson of South Carolina, and Jill Evans of South Winsor, Ct.; her five great-grandchildren, Taylor and Cory Wallace, Katie and Kayla Evans, and George P. Wallace; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her siblings, Barbara Newport and Robert Ferris.

June and her husband were long-time members of Holy Trinity United Methodist Church.

She was known as “Miss Ferris” and was a dancing teacher for many years in Danvers and surrounding towns. She taught tap, acrobatic, ballet, and ballroom and was thrilled when she was remembered by her former students.

ARRANGEMENTS: Her graveside service will be private at the request of her family. In her memory, donations may be made to Holy Trinity United Methodist Church, 16 Sylvan St., Danvers, MA 01923, or in honor of her great-grandson, George, to Special Olympics, 100 Conifer Hill Dr., Danvers, MA 01923. Arrangements by C.R. Lyons & Sons, Funeral Directors, 28 Elm St., Danvers Square. www.LyonsFuneral.com.