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HOULTON - M. Theresa Wood, RN, 83, passed away peacefully Oct. 7, 2014 at a local healthcare facility. She was born June 16, 1931 in Houlton, the daughter of Henry and Mary (Kirlin) Cameron.

Theresa graduated from Houlton High School, Class of 1949 and from the Madigan School of Nursing in 1953. She married Wendell L. Wood in August 1960. She spent her career working at the Madigan Memorial Hospital and the Houlton Regional Hospital as a Registered Nurse. Theresa was a communicant of Saint Mary of the Visitation Church and a member of the Houlton Regional Hospital Woman's Auxiliary. She loved golf and was a member of the Houlton Community Country Club, the Saint John Valley Ladies Golf Association and the Maine State Women's Golf Association.

Theresa is survived by her loving husband of 54 years Wendell; her son, Joseph Wood and his wife, Sharon of Auburn; her daughter, Patricia Robinson and her husband, Randall of Hollis; four grandchildren, Emma and Sophia Wood, Cameron and Randi Lee Robinson; two brothers, Rev. Hilary J. Cameron of Portland, John Cameron and his wife, Sandra of Auburn; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, five brothers, J. Henry "Hank", Bernard, Thomas, Benedict and Francis "Frankie".

Friends may call at the Dunn Funeral Home 6-8 p.m. Friday. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 9 a.m. Saturday at Saint Mary of the Visitation Church with Rev. David Raymond celebrant and her brother, Rev. Hilary J. Cameron co-celebrant. Interment will be in the Evergreen Cemetery. Gifts may be made in Theresa's memory to the Alzheimer's Association of Maine or St. Mary's Memorial Fund, c/o Dunn Funeral Home, 11 Park Street, Houlton, 04730. Online condolences and guest book: dunnfuneral.com
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