Wanda Wood Lapham
(1952 - 2010)

Wanda Wood Lapham

September 11, 1952

April 14, 2010

This site is dedicated to Wanda Wood Lapham.

WEST PARIS - Wanda Wood Lapham, age 57 of Somersworth, NH, left this life on April 14, after her 9 month struggle with cancer.

Wanda was born September 11, 1952 in Norway, Maine to
Francis and Hazel (Patten) Wood. Wanda was briefly married
to Buddy Jo Lapham. She attended local schools, completing
her GED at Portsmouth High School, Portsmouth NH where
she spent most of her life.

Wanda raised her 2 children, Timothy Wood of New
Market, NH and Dawn Lapham of Portsmouth, NH as a
single mother. Most of her work history was in retail
ranging from waitressing in her early career to sales at
Montgomery Wards in Portsmouth and Holmwoods Decorating
and Store 24 in Dover. N.H.

Wanda's favorite past time was buying, collecting and
reading mystery's curled up with her cat. Before taking
time off to travel to Californa to visit family, she
donated her collection to the West Paris Library.

Wanda is survived by her son Timothy Wood of New Market,
NH, daughter Dawn Lapham, Portsmouth, NH, sisters Dolores
Grondin, Riverview, FL and Donna Marshall, West Paris, ME,
brothers Gary Wood Norway, ME and Ryan Wood, Ventura, CA.
She has 4 grandchildren. Wanda is predeased by her parents
Francis Wood and Hazel Williams.

Her family would like to thank the Seacoast Cancer Center,
Dover, NH and hospice and Androscoggin Home Care &
Hospice, Lewiston, ME for their care and support.

Donations can be sent to:
Seacoast Cancer Center, 789 Central Ave., Dover, NH 03820
Androsocoggin Home Care & Hospice, PO Box 819, Lewiston,

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Guest Book (10 entries)
I will miss u Wanda. My heart goes out to Tim & Dawn. Hold your head up high. It is very difficult losing a mom. If both you ever need to talk i am here. Lots of love & kisses.
Lisa Littlefield (friend/neighbors )
October 11th, 2011
While working with Wanda we became great friends, and a great friend she was. When our job moved us in different directions we continued to get together up to the time I moved away. We lost touch, and I am so sorry for making more of an effort on my part. But, I will tell you, Wanda was a great lady, a fantastic mother, and I know that she loved her family so very much. I will miss Wanda, and my deepest sympathy to her entire family, especially her children. She is now what she was in this world, "an angel"
pam pryor
October 10th, 2011
Timmy and Dawn, I am so sorry for your loss, I know your Mom loved you both very much. I bet she is now soaring with the angels, all traces of cancer and the pain gone. She will watch over you both forever.
Linda Campbell
May 1st, 2010
Wanda was my cousin. All my memories of her when we were growing up are good ones. I do regret we didn't keep in touch over the years. To all her family; I am very sorry for your loss and my prayers will be with you. Wanda was blessed to have all of you.
Vickie Durgin (cousin)
April 29th, 2010
All thougth we didnt see each other much you will be dearly missed love cousin dale
Dale Stearns (Cousin)
April 28th, 2010
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"we love you and miss you beautiful lady with a big heart of love"
ryan wood
October 10th, 2011
"I miss u mum. :("
dawn lapham
October 10th, 2011
"I lit a candle for you as church last week sis to help light your way."
Donna Marshall
April 23rd, 2010


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