Donald R. Wood

PENNYAN – Donald R. Wood, 81 of Penn Yan, New York, passed away at home, surrounded by his family, on August 24, 2022.

Don was born on July 22, 1941 in Geneva, New York to Victor and Florence Wood. He went to high school at the Penn Yan Academy and graduated in 1960. Don is survived by his wife Marilyn; daughters Karen Carcone, Kathy Longwell, and Melissa Baker; grandchildren Ashley Carcone, Brianna Longwell, Preston Baker, Kierstyn Baker; sisters Joyce Curtis, Alice Janette; brother Gary Wood and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Victor J. Wood.

There will be no calling hours. A graveside service will be held at City Hill Cemetery on August 30, 2022 at 11:00 am. If planning on attending the service the family requests you bring your own lawn chair.

Memorial donations may be made in Don’s name to the Dresden United Methodist Church and Ontario-Yates Hospice. The family wishes to extend their gratitude to Ontario-Yates Hospice.

Memories of Don may be shared with family and friends on the Townsend-Wood & Zinger Funeral Home website at