Carlton M. Woods Jr. ’45 died on May 26, 2016, in Warminster, Pennsylvania.
(The following appeared in the Cape Cod Chronicle, June 1, 2016):
Carlton M. Woods Jr. (Bud), 93, passed away on May 26, 2016. He was born in 1923 in Boston, the son of Marion H Woods and Carlton M Woods.
He graduated from Tabor Academy in Marion in 1941, Bowdoin College in 1945 and Tufts Dental School in 1951. He served in World War ll in the US Army Signal Corps and was stationed in India for several of those years. In 1951, after his marriage to Nancy Cheyne, he started his dental practice in Northfield. In 1959 he moved his practice to Chatham and was there for 32 years, acting as President of the Cape Cod Dental Society from 1965-1967. While living in Chatham Bud was very active in the community. He was a member of Eastward Ho Country Club, Commodore of the Monomoy Yacht Club from 1974-1976 and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the First Congregational Church in Chatham as well as other positions within the church. Bud also enjoyed sailing, tennis and golf and was a member of the Chatham Beach and Tennis Club.
In 1990 he was married to Nancy Rich Treat. One of his greatest loves was music. He enjoyed playing the organ and accordion. His wife, Nancy, often accompanied him on the piano. They had a lot fun and gave much musical pleasure to many friends and acquaintances over the years as well as patients in nursing homes. Bud retired from his dental practice in 1991 and they moved to the Villages in Florida in 1998. In 2010 Bud and Nancy relocated to a retirement facility, Ann’s Choice, in Warminster, Pa. to be near family. Bud is survived by his devoted wife, Nancy Rich Woods, his step-daughter Susan T Cartnick of Farmington Conn., his step-son Dr. Stephen Treat and his wife Dr. Elizabeth Treat of Dresher, Pa., step-daughter Sara Treat and her partner Gayle Shaw of Windham, Maine and several grandchildren and great grandchildren. Bud is also survived by his sister, Gertrude (Sis) Boyd of Mountain Lakes, N.J., a brother Dr. Edward Woods of Cohasset and the late Joseph Woods wife, Barbie, of Los Altos, Calif. and many devoted nieces and nephews.