John E. Woods, age 79, of Lebanon Borough,

John E. Woods

John E. Woods, age 79, of Lebanon Borough, NJ passed away on Saturday, November 7, 2015 at home.

He was born on March 2, 1936 in Elizabeth, NJ.  He had lived in Elizabeth before moving to Lebanon Borough 43 years ago.

He was the son of the late George Isaac and Florence Fabian Woods.

John served with the US Army from 1958 to 1964.

He was the husband of Susan J. Grant Woods, celebrating 51 years of marriage.

He was an Engineer, working for AT&T in Newark, NJ for many years.

John was a Councilman for the Borough of Lebanon in the late 1970’s and also a member of Immaculate Conception Church in Annandale, NJ.

John enjoyed fishing, playing chess and doing watercolor art.

Survivors in addition to his wife include 2 daughters; Sallie Woods and her husband Anthony Brito of Douglas, MA and Claire Woods of New Ringgold, PA.  5 grandchildren; Brent Brito of Douglas, MA, Briona Brito of Douglas, MA, Zachary Woods of Pittstown, NJ, Justin Woods of New Ringgold, PA and Alexander Woods of Lebanon, NJ.  1 great-grandson; Maxwell Woods.  1 brother; George Thomas Woods and his wife Hennie of Los Angeles, CA.

Predeceased by 1 son; John Grant Woods who passed away in August of 2015.

Calling hours will be Tuesday, November 10, 2015 from 7-9pm at Scarponi-Bright Funeral Home, 26 Main Street, Lebanon, NJ.  Funeral Mass will be Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at 10am at Immaculate Conception Church, 316 Old Allerton Road, Annandale, NJ.  Interment at Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Annandale, NJ.

Memorials can be made to Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675.