Monday, November 23, 2020

OBIT: Corinne Josephine (Wood) Landers

Corinne Josephine (Wood) Landers, 88, died peacefully Nov.18, 2014.

She was born in Lowell, MA, on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26, 1925 to Josephine and Matthew Wood.

Married Feb. 24, 1944 to Lawrence A. Landers, the couple lived in Dedham and West Roxbury, Mass. before relocating to Nashua and later to Hollis, N.H. The family built a summer home on Cape Cod and also enjoyed many summers on Bear Island, Lake Winnepasauki, N.H.

During World War II, she worked in the Boston shipyard while her husband was serving aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Campbell in the Pacific.

She was a probation officer for the city of Nashua, a part-time police officer in Hollis, a real estate agent and co-founder of Landers Construction Company, a home-building enterprise.

When they retired, they purchased a home in Marco Island, where they spent many winters. A woman of boundless energy and enthusiasm, she was an avid golfer, bridge player and croquet master. She was a talented artist and a skilled craftsman, and she loved gathering and making beautiful shell flower arrangements.

She was predeceased by her husband, two brothers (Matthew and George Wood), a sister (Josephine Folkes) and a granddaughter (Lynn Lebel Ducharme).

Survivors include two daughters, Lorraine F. Edmunds and her husband George of North Sutton, N.H. and Jan L. Isaacs of Lincolnshire and her husband Ron; and sons Larry Landers of Houston, TX, and Joseph F. Landers of Plymouth, MA, and his wife Denise; a sister, Frances T. Adami of Mansfield, MA; eight grandchildren, Mark R. Lebel of Rochester, N.H., Jessica Bendell of Hanover, MA, Sarah Edmunds of Warner, N.H., Emily Hanson of Wakefield, N.H., Jake Isaacs of Ft. Worth, Texas, Jared Isaacs of Ft. Worth, Texas, Brad Landers of New York City, and Laurie Mathison of Florida; nine great grandchildren and six great, great grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Services will be at the convenience of the family and interment will be at the Marco Island Cemetery at later date.

 

 

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