Joanne ‘Beani’ Wood

Joanne “Beani” Wood, 56, of Gloversville, passed away suddenly at her home on Sunday, August 3, 2014.

Born April 28, 1958, in Gloversville, she was a daughter of the late Harvey and Doris Anne Cosselman Wood.

Joanne loved to spend hours relaxing and listening to country music, especially George Straight in her rocking chair. She loved to tell jokes and enjoyed bringing smiles to all her friends and families faces. Most of all Joanne had a big heart and will truly be missed by all who knew her.

Joanne is survived by her brothers, Larry Edwards (Linda) of Broadalbin and Mike Edwards (Toni) of Mayfield; sisters, Linda Wood (Kevin Keller) of Broadalbin and Marjorie Dorman (Richard) of Gloversville; and aunt, Ella Cosselman of Amsterdam. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

A graveside service to celebrate Joanne’s life will be held on Thursday, August 7, 2014, at 12:30 p.m. in Ferndale Cemetery, Johnstown, with the Rev. Dr. R.W. Williams officiating. Calling hours to which relatives and friends are invited to attend will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Thursday at the funeral home.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, Gloversville. Online condolences are available at