In Memory of
Arlene M.

Obituary for Arlene Woods

Arlene M. Woods, 72, of Leola, died unexpectedly on Sunday, January 21, 2018 at her home. She was married for 44 years to Victor R. Woods, who survives.

Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Walter S. and Mary E. (Landis) Bowman.

Arlene was a seamstress for many years but last worked at the Goodwill Store in Lancaster.

She was a member of New Holland Mennonite Church. She was an avid reader and loved watching the Phillies and the Eagles.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two children: Michele married to Jon Zook, New Holland and Jason Woods, Leola; four grandchildren; and a brother Walter L. married to Ruth Bowman, New Holland.

Her funeral will be held on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Groff-High Funeral Home, 145 W. Main St., New Holland with Pastor Dawn Ranck Hower officiating. Interment will be in New Holland Mennonite Cemetery. A viewing will be held at Groff-High on Saturday from 10 – 11 a.m. If desired, memorials may be sent to New Holland Mennonite Church, 18 Western Ave., New Holland, PA 17557. Online condolences may be posted at