ALBANY – Barbara A. Wood, 65, of Albany, died Monday, September 12, 2011 in the Hospice Inn at St. Peter’s Hospital. Barbara was born in Albany and lived in the area all her life. She was a 1964 graduate of Albany High School, and held positions at Sterling Winthrop in Rensselaer, Job Corps in Glenmont and the Bethlehem School District. After these positions, she was employed by the Schaffer Library at the Albany Medical College, then the library of the Albany College of Pharmacy. She enjoyed gardening and taking care of her cats, as well as traveling to Maine.
Barbara is survived by her beloved husband David H. Wemple; her son Michael Wood; her brothers and sisters Beth Hunter (Donald) of Bolingbrook, IL, Philip Caprood (Karen Susan) of Colonie, Christine Chavez (Raul) of Willits, CA, and David Caprood (Jerry Cheruka) of Albany; her aunts Linda Zampier (John) of Westmere, and Beth Trimble of Suffolk, VA; and by several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held in the Hans Funeral Home, 1088 Western Ave., Albany, on Friday, November 4, 2011 at 7 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited, and may call at the funeral home prior to the service from 4-7 p.m. The family suggests memorial contributions be sent to Community Hospice of Albany, 445 New Karner Rd., Albany, NY 12205; or the Catskill Animal Sanctuary www.casanctuary.org , 316 Old Stage Rd., Saugerties, NY 12477. To leave a message of condolence for the family, send a sympathy card, or obtain directions to the funeral home, please visit www.HansFuneralHome.com.