SHARON, Pennsylvania (MyValleyTributes) – Assistant Pastor Cynthia J. Wood, 57, peacefully closed her eyes and joined her Father in Heaven on Tuesday, September 22, 2020.
She was the Assistant Pastor at ReDigging the Foundation Ministries of the Apostolic Faith, Durham, North Carolina.
She served with her Pastor, Apostle Sonja D. Theodore and spiritual covering, Apostle Jason A. Theodore, while under the leadership of her Spiritual Father, Bishop Alvin J. McCoy.
She is survived by her son, Jarrin (Jazmin) Wood of Durham, North Carolina; her sisters, Mavis (Guy) Said of Farrell, Pennsylvania and Karen Moore and Sherry Wood, both of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, who also assisted in her care; her brother, Grant (Angela) Wood of Williamsburg, Virginia; her very dear friend, Ms. Delores Sellers, who also aided in taking care of her in the stead of her natural mother; a Spiritual Mother, Overseer Flora L. Newby; a Spiritual Daughter, Youth Pastor Kisha Bessel; a special Goddaughter, Elder Taneesha Williams and her best friend forever/sister, Apostle Sonja D. Theodore; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews and a host of family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Grant B. and Frelove Wood and her nephew, Darius Said.
Elder Wood was employed by Bennette Aerospace as a contractor at the Army Research Office, Durham, North Carolina.
She graduated from Farrell High school in 1980.
She later moved to Durham, North Carolina, in 1995 where she has been a resident for over 20 years.
A home going service for Cynthia will be held on Saturday, October 3, 2020, at 12:00 p.m., at the New and Living Way Apostolic Church of Jesus Christ, 840 Highland Road, Sharon, PA 16146, where family and friends may pay their respects one hour prior to the service from 11:00 – 11:45 a.m.
She will be laid to rest in Morefield Cemetery, Hermitage, Pennsylvania.
Co-ordination of this tribute for Miss Cynthia was co-presented by Daniel Briceland, Owner & Director of Briceland Funeral Service, LLC, Brookfield, Ohio (330-509-3135) and Burthey Funeral Service, Durham, North Carolina.
Expressions of sympathy may be left for her family at www.bricelandfuneralservice.com
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A television tribute will air Thursday, October 1 at the following approximate times: 5:17 a.m. on WKBN, 8:39 a.m. on FOX, 5:21 p.m. on WYTV and 6:35 p.m. on MyYTV.
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