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Forrest ‘Woody’ J. Woodman

WEST CORNWALL — Forrest “Woody” J. Woodman, 89, died peacefully at home on Dec. 20, 2017. 

He was the loving husband of Mary (Sebben) Woodman.

Woody was born March 16, 1928, in Cornwall, the son of the late Violet (Brown) and Forrest E. Woodman. 

Woody attended Housatonic Valley Regional High School. He enlisted in the U. S. Navy in March 1945. 

Upon returning home, he married Mary Sebben of East Canaan on June 4, 1949. 

Woody worked for 35 years for the Connecticut Department of Transportation. 

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three daughters, Marlene and Mary Jane of Sharon and Connie Sewesky and her husband, Rene; and his grandchildren, Max and Christian of South Carolina. 

He was predeceased by his sisters, Betty and Mary Ann.

A ​Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Bridget’s Church in Cornwall Bridge on Wednesday, Jan. 3, at 11 a.m. Burial will be at North Cornwall Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Bridget’s Church, P.O. Box 186, Kent, CT 06757; or the Cornwall Volunteer Fire/Ambulance, P.O. Box 180, West Cornwall, CT 06796.  The Kenny Funeral Home in Sharon has charge of arrangements.