Michael J. Hood | Obituary


Michael J. Hood Michael Jan Hood, 78, of Harpers Ferry, WV, died Sunday July 3, 2022 at Winchester Medical Center.

Born October 21, 1943 in Sacramento, California, he was the son of the late Edith Hood.

Michael retired as a printer from McGraw Hill in Washington, DC.

He was of the Christian faith.

Michael grew up in Ronceverte, WV. He had a passion for bluegrass music, enjoyed playing guitar and banjo, and was proud to be from Greenbrier County. He will be missed by his close friends at their bi-weekly lunches.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 50 years, Eileen; two daughters, Rebecca Hall and her husband, Brian, of Harpers Ferry, and Martha Hood of Harpers Ferry; five grandchildren, Rosalie, Liam and Kiah Hall, Allegra Walker and Abigail Wethington; a brother, Thomas Hood, and his wife, Charlie, of Charles Town; one sister, Carole Lamenza of Seaford, DE, and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to his mother, he was predeceased by his daughter, Karen Hood, his sister, Barbara Moore, and his niece, Susan Hood.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, July 8, 2022 at St. James Catholic Church, 49 Crosswinds Drive, Charles Town, WV. Interment will follow at St. Peter’s Cemetery in Harpers Ferry, WV.

The family will receive friends at Eackles-Spencer & Norton Funeral Home, 256 Halltown Road, Harpers Ferry, WV Thursday evening from 6-8 p.m. Condolences may be expressed at www.eackles-spencerfuneralhome.com


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