Kathleen Cosgrove Wood

Kathleen Cosgrove Wood, a retired teacher for the City of Brockton, died at South Shore Hospital, Saturday January 13, 2013. She was 79 years old. Born in Boston, she grew up in Dorchester and was a graduate of Saint Gregory’s High School, Class of 1950 and Emmanuel College, Class of 1958. She began her teaching career in Brockton at the Brookfield School, retiring after 25 years, in 1983. Mrs. Wood was a resident of Plymouth for many years. A member of the Massachusetts Teacher’s Association and past chairman of the GATRA Consumers Advisory Committee of Plymouth, she enjoyed boating in Buzzards Bay with her husband Bob. Wife of the late Robert Henry Wood. Sister of Martin S. Cosgrove of Plymouth, Mary Lane of New Jersey, Francis M.J. Cosgrove of Dorchester, Dennis W. Cosgrove of Delray Beach, FL, Eileen Keeney of Quincy, Rev. Joseph J. Cosgrove of Maryland, Teresa McMorrow of Sharon, Michael J. Cosgrove of Fort Lauderdale, FL and the late Virginia Manoli, Walter J. Cosgrove and Vincent J. Cosgrove Jr. Daughter of the late Vincent J. and Rose Kathleen (Ward) Cosgrove. Kathleen is also survived by 30 nieces and nephews and many grandnieces, grandnephews and cousins. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Mark’s Church, Dorchester, Thursday January 17 at 11:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON, Wednesday 4-7 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Mark’s Church, 1725 Dorchester Ave., Dorchester, MA 02124.