Brian R. Wood


Brian Wood, age 67, of Painted Post, NY passed away Saturday, August 28, 2021 at his home surrounded by his family.


Brian was born on September 24, 1953 in Corning, NY to Vernon and Helen (Bowles) Wood.  He was a 1972 graduate of Hammondsport Central School and married Celin Peters on September 28, 1974 in Savona, NY. He studied labor relations through Cornell University.


He worked for Corning Incorporated for over 40 years and was an Officer of the AFGWU Local 1000. He enjoyed fishing, boating, camping and traveling. Brian’s greatest love was his family. He loved vacationing with his children and grandchildren and just spending time with them.


He is survived by his wife, Celin; daughters, Katie (John Monk) Wood of Painted Post and Sarah (Joshua) Cady of Caton, NY; son, Markus (Tara Chapman) Larson of Prattsburgh, NY; sister, Lorraine Lowery of Savona; brother, Larry (Lynn) Comfort of Savona; grandchildren: Marissa, John Jr., Dominik, Derek, Reese, Hailey, Brayden, Ella, Oliviana, Abigail, Eddy, and Ezekiel; sister-in-law, Wendy Wood of Hornell, NY; sister-in-law, Kirsta Hall of Florida; mother-in-law, Marcia Peters; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. 


Brian was predeceased by his parents, Vernon and Helen Wood, and brothers, Robert and Roger Wood.


Calling hours will be held on Thursday, September 2nd from 2 - 4 PM at Haughey Funeral Home, Inc., 216 E. First Street in Corning where funeral services will follow at 4:00 PM with Rev. Scott Towner officiating. 


Memorial donations may be made in Brian’s name to ADD-options, First Heritage Federal Credit Union, 202 Denison Parkway East, Corning, NY 14830.


Brian’s family entrusted his care to Haughey Funeral Home, Inc.