It was a somber weekend at WNEM TV5 as we learned of the passing of our longtime friend and co-worker Brian Wood.
Monday, Wood was laid to rest. Brian passed away on Thanksgiving Day.
He collapsed at his home, and was pronounced dead at Covenant Medical Center in Saginaw.
He retired from TV5 last month, after 26 years at the station. He was 63.
Funeral services were held Monday at Saint Stephen Catholic Church in Saginaw.
He will be laid to rest in Southfield, Michigan.
Instead of flowers, Brian's family asks that donation's be made in his memory to the Muscular Dystrophy Association or Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Here is the obituary that was released Friday for Brian Wood.
Wood, Brian J., Saginaw, Michigan.
Passed away suddenly November 28, 2013. Age 63 years. The son of the late Ben and Jean (O'Brien) Wood, Brian was born December 30, 1949 in Detroit, Michigan.
Funeral Liturgy will take place 11:00 a.m. Monday, December 2, 2013 at St. Stephen Catholic Church, 2711 Mackinaw Street, Saginaw, Michigan, 48602. Interment will be Holy Sepulchre Catholic Cemetery in Southfield, Michigan.
Friends may call at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Rd., Saginaw, Michigan, 48603, (between Shattuck and McCarty), where the family will be present on Sunday from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and at St. Stephen Catholic Church on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until time of Mass.
Brian's family requests no flowers, but would strongly recommend donations in his memory to the Muscular Dystrophy Association or Make-A-Wish Foundation.
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