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Laverna M. Woods
  • The Home for the Little Wanderers
    10 Guest St
    Boston, MA 02135

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“God bless you in heaven and thank you for being free minded and setting the stage for me, BAKER. Rest in peace. Marie Baker Salvaggio ”
1 of 4 | Posted by: marie salvaggio - east boston, MA

“Laverna was a sweet, gentle, kind and loving woman. I always loved to talk to her. She loved her children and they loved her. I am grateful I was...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Susan Canestaro - Wakefield

“Becky, I'm so sorry for the loss of your Mother. Having her see you marry I'm sure pleased her heart. May you find comfort in loving memories that...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Felicia Hansen - San Diego, CA

“I am so sorry for your loss and I am praying for all of you. Be comforted to know she is in God's care now and you will see her again one day. ”
4 of 4 | Posted by: Phyllis Woodman - Elma, WA


Laverna M. (Leville) Woods, 81 of Wakefield, passed away on June 15th at the Wakefield Center.

Born in Malden on July 13, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Leo and Viola (Lufkin) Leville.

Laverna raised her family in Saugus and has been a resident of Wakefield for 20 years. She was educated in the Malden school system. In her younger years, she was known to share the gospel with neighbors and with Billy Graham by her side. Laverna loved the outdoors, and had a place in Maine where she would canoe and paint. Above all, she loved her family.

She was the loving mother of Debra Woodman of Stoneham, Gale Surette of Lawrence, Becky Azer Alexander and her husband Jim of Danvers, and George Richard Woodman III of Malden. She was the beloved grandmother of Laura, Rebecca, Rachel, Daniel, Jason, Nathan, John, Kendra, and George. She was the sister of the late Anne Flanagan and William Hanson. Laverna is also survived by 9 great grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, cousins, and many friends.

Laverna's Funeral will be held at the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield on Wednesday at 2pm. Visitation for relatives and friends will be held at the funeral home prior to the service starting at 12pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Home for Little Wanderers, 10 Guest St., Boston, MA 02135.