Obituary of William P. Elwood
William P. Elwood, 83 of Andes, passed on Sunday, March 6, 2022 at his home surrounded by his family.
Born on August 11, 1938 in Central Islip, moved to Shavertown with his family as a young child and then to Andes when Shavertown was dissolved. William was the son of the late Donald and Mary (Cook) Elwood.
William was married to Harriette V. (Cary) Elwood on July 26, 1958, she passed away on April 1, 2013.
A former resident of North Babylon, NY, where he was a Pipeline Welder with the Local # 138 International Union of Operating Engineers from 1958 and is still a member. William moved to Andes in 2000.
William was an avid hunter and enjoyed building custom cars and dune buggies. He was a 40 year member of the pistol clubs, 20 years in Great Cove and 20 years in Delhi. William was also a lifelong member of the Tremperskill Rod and Gun Club.
Besides his wife, William was preceded by a sister: Marybelle Nohejl.
Surviving are four children: William Elwood,Jr. of Delhi, Cheryl Ann McCue( Steven T. McCue) of Manorville, Lisa Mary Elwood of Lowville and Danny Elwood ( Linda Mikulewich) of Andes; nine grandchildren; nineteen great grandchildren; best friends: Henry Cook and Andy Papadimitropoulos; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends and relatives are invited to call on the family from 4-8 on Thursday March 10, 2022 at the Hall & Pete Funeral Home, 134 Main Street, Delhi. A Mass will be celebrated at 1PM on Friday, March 11 at St. Anne’s Church, Andes.
In lieu of flowers contributions to be made to Helios Care (www.helioscare.org)
A recording of the Bill's Mass is available by following the link below