North Attleboro- Agnes W. Woodbury, age 94, a life-long residence of North Attleboro, a 21 year employee of Whiting & Davis in Plainville, retiring in 1995, passed away peacefully at Sturdy Hospital on March 2, 2017. She was born August 15th, 1922, the youngest Child of Peter & Bridget (Winters) Slowey. She attended St. Marys Parochial School and graduated from North Attleboro High School in 1941.
She was a devout Catholic and person of deep Faith. She was a long time member and past President of St. Mary’s Guild and an active member of the Parish. She was active in local politics and had been a Poll Worker and an RTM Member in Precinct 2 for many years. She belonged to the Friends of the Richards Memorial Library and supported their many causes and was also on the Board of Directors. She enjoyed Line Dancing and belonged to the Sociable’s Club which met monthly at Lake Pearl. An active member of the Live Y’ers, she attended monthly meetings and traveled on many day trips. She loved Sports and supported High School & Little League programs both in North and at Bishop Feehan. She was an avid walker and in her younger days, did at least 2 miles a day on the NAHS Track!
She is survived by her 7 Children, Larry & Joan Woodbury and Donald Woodbury of Attleboro, Jon Woodbury of Pawtucket, RI and Lance & Joan Woodbury of Poulsbo, WA. Nancy & Jeff Freeman of Attleboro, Janet & Dan Schricker of Cumberland, RI and Lisa Rama of Kingston, RI. She is also survived by her 11 beloved Grandchildren, Jena Schmidt, Molly Wenner, Matt, Eric & Brett Schricker, Kate Woobury, Ashley Park, Ryan & Ross Woodbury, Aidan Rama and her favorite Shawn Michael Freeman himself. She also had 10 cherished Great Grandchildren all of whom meant the world to her!
Family & Friends are invited to calling hours on Monday, March 6, 2017 from 4 to 8pm in the Sperry & Mc Houl Funeral Home, 15 Grove St. North Attleboro, MA with a Mass of Christian burial celebrated at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 in the St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Church, 14 Park St., North Attleboro, MA. Burial will be private at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, let’s all go out and make the world a better place like Agnes did every day. She always had a smile, a kind word, she was full of fun and energy and always made a difference to all those she met. When you see an old soul sitting outside a Home or Hospital, wave, or better yet….stop and say “Hello”. It will do you both a world of good.