Alesha A. Wood-Oliver, obituary

Posted:  Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 5:15pm
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BROOKS — Alesha A. Wood-Oliver, 45, passed away on Sunday, August 27th, after a long hospital stay at Eastern Maine Medical Center She was surrounded by her family and close friends.

Alesha worked at Wilderness Baskets in Monroe, Chez Michel Restaurant in Lincolnville, Wood & Sons and in the office at Belfast Area High School.

Alesha loved her family and was a friend to all. She loved to dance and sing, loved music and loved to draw. She loved holidays and family gatherings. She loved to cook, and loved working in her flower gardens. She wanted to be remembered for "loving people." She always lived life to its fullest and was a fighter to the end.

She is survived by her parents Patricia Wood of Brooks and Gordon Wood of Jackson; three children: Dustyn Wood, Krystyl Robbins of Brooks and Troy "Tee" Oliver of Monroe; seven grandchildren: Kaylen Wood, Izayah McAvoy, Alise Wood, Cole Wood, Gracelynne Bennett, Jaxson Wood & Amelyah Redding; her sister Tonja Doughty & brother-in-law Kevin Doughty of Brooks, half sister Abbie Wood of Brooks; four nephews: Kevin Wood & wife Kayla, Kaylib Doughty, Kyle Doughty, Kayden Doughty; great-nieces: Natashah Wood, Aubree Peaks, Annabelle Wood and great-nephew Kameron Doughty; two special friends Wendy Hamel and Carlene Brown. She was loved by many extended family and friends.

The family would like to thank the doctors, nurses and all the hospital staff at Eastern Maine Medical Center for their compassion, love and kindness. We would also like to thank everyone for all of the cards, prayers and condolences.

There will be a Celebration of Life at the Jackson Grange Hall in Jackson on Saturday, September 30th at 2:00 pm and a family graveside service at a later date.

In lieu of flowers please send a donation in Alesha's name to the American Diabetes Association; 2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900; Arlington, VA, 22202.

Arrangement are under the care of Riposta Funeral Home, 182 Waldo Ave., Belfast. Memories and condolences may be shared at ripostafh.com.