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Dorothy Lyn Wood Obituary


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“Wow, this is hard. This was a truly unique and gifted soul that has left this world too soon. Dorothy, you will be missed, even though we have not...Read More »
1 of 19 | Posted by: TLCar - BR, LA - acquaintance

“Dorothy, You were a gifted and creative soul. I am so incredibly sorry for your suffering and for the loss of your presence in this world. I...Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: Melitta - Washington, DC - Friend

“I love you. I know you believed candles protected you, and that fusia was the symbol for you psychic abilities- so I thought this one was fitting. I...Read More »
3 of 19 | Posted by: Rachael Wood - New Orleans, LA

“I love you Dorothy. I miss you everyday. You are one of my best friends, and I wish I could tell you so many things. I still wish I could call you. I...Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: Rachael Wood - New Orleans, LA

“Dorothy will be missed. She was a beautiful young lady and she will be missed. We were sorry to hear about her passing. Lorrain, Glen and girls you...Read More »
5 of 19 | Posted by: Carol and Al Shiyou - Kiln, MS

“Dorothy, I know we grew apart but I always thought of you and wondered how you were doing. I remember your passion for the things you loved and it...Read More »
6 of 19 | Posted by: Charlie Karlsson

“ill miss you so much...ill cherish everything you gave me from the Disney painting to the skull for my alter...I love you so much like a actual older...Read More »
7 of 19 | Posted by: Angel - metairie, LA

“I had the pleasure of teaching Dorothy when she was in first grade at St. Matthew the Apostle School. She always had a huge smile on her face and was...Read More »
8 of 19 | Posted by: Mary Ann Broussard - Kenner, LA

“I knew Dorothy for a short time during the summer of 2011, where she and I prepared the Litha Solstice Celebration in June for the Lamplight Circle....Read More »
9 of 19 | Posted by: Ashley Gould - College Station, TX

“Glen and Wesly, I'm so sorry to hear of your Daughter / sister's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
10 of 19 | Posted by: Steve Peterson - Harvey, LA

“What a truly young and vibrant soul we have lost. Dorothy was a great visual artist and singer with a passion for helping others. She had hoped to...Read More »
11 of 19 | Posted by: rachael brown - new orleans

“Rest in peace, dear Dorothy. I hope you find a grand and wonderful adventure in the hereafter. ~Sean ”
12 of 19 | Posted by: Sean MacDhai - Orlando, FL

“I will always remember Dorothy's sweetness as a little girl and and as a young lady. She is now in His hands and at peace. Dorothy will be fondly...Read More »
13 of 19 | Posted by: Dr, Bill Schmidt and Family - LA

“We loved Dorothy...so many memories, starting with a three year old who loved to tuck flowers behind her ears. She always had her tiny dog in tow....Read More »
14 of 19 | Posted by: Russ and Marilyn Robins - LA

“Dorothy was the first friend I ever made who shared my spirituality. She reached out her hand and immediately opened up her life and her heart to me...Read More »
15 of 19 | Posted by: Ty Siddiqui - New Orleans, LA

“Dorothy was a sweet, kind-hearted, wonderful person. I will miss her. ”
16 of 19 | Posted by: Mary Erickson - River Ridge , LA

“May God give you the comfort and strength you need during this time of great loss. My sincere condolences on the loss of your beautiful child. ”
17 of 19 | Posted by: Robin Harveston (Durand) - LA

“Our sincere condolences ”
18 of 19 | Posted by: Lisa and Elliot Finkelstein - LA

“The entire staff at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home wishes to express their sincere condolences. ”
19 of 19 | Posted by: Jeanne St. Upery


Dorothy Lyn Wood was born May 24, 1985. She was a beautiful and unique woman. She was the beloved daughter to Glen and Lorraine Wood, and sister to Sarah, Wesley and Rachael "Rae" Wood. Dorothy was a talented artist, and free spirit. She was empathetic, loving and bright. She had a passion for nature and travel. She was loved by many, and will be deeply missed. A service will be held in her own unique style beginning at 9:30am Saturday, October 6, 2012 at the Tree of Life behind Audubon Zoo. A reception will follow at the Pitot House, an 18th century Creole Colonial Plantation, located at 1440 Moss Street in New Orleans, Louisiana until 2pm. The service and reception are open to anyone any who would like to wish Dorothy luck, and remember her life. Please dawn your most colorful clothing for this event.