Heath  Wood
Died: Apr 11, 2015
Heath Edward Wood, age 39, of Hackettstown, NJ formerly of Shawnee Mission, KS died Saturday, April 11, 2015 at St. Joseph's Medical Center of Tacoma, WA. Heath was born February 5, 1976 in Shawnee Mission, KS. He is the son of Amanda (Klippel) Atanasio and Edward Wood. He was employed by Kirby Offshore Marine, LLC of Seattle, Washington as a Chief Engineer. Heath was living his lifelong dream of being the Chief Engineer on the “Nathan E. Stewart” Tugboat in Washington State and fulfilling his desire to travel to Alaska. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, working on his “85” Corvette and traveling to attend the Kansas City Chiefs football games. He is survived by ; his mother, Amanda (Klippel) Atanasio; his father, Edward Wood and wife Rita, his sister, Charlene Walsh; a step-sister, Jamie Becker; his maternal grandmother, Chrisma Ann Klippel; his 2 uncles, Dave Klippel and wife Angela; Dan Klippel and wife Monica and many cousins. Heath is predeceased by his maternal grandfather, Paul Klippel, paternal grandparents, John and Josephine Wood, his step-father, Captain Salvatore Atanasio, Jr. and his uncle Randy Klippel and his wife Linda. Visitation will be held at the Cochran Funeral Home, 905 High Street, Hackettstown, NJ on Friday, April 17th, 2015 from 4-6 pm with services beginning at 6 pm. Cremation will be private.


Patty Rhoades
April 20th, 2015 1:42 pm
Amanda and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers. My heart goes out to you. With deepest sympathy.
Keesha Ojeda
April 16th, 2015 1:53 pm
Dear Mrs. Atanasio, My deepest sympathy and heart felt prayers go out to you and your family. Heath was the sweetest person. I miss my coffee time with him. He will always be in my heart. Keesha Ojeda Cornucopia Cruise Line
Tristeen WEtig
April 16th, 2015 9:10 am
My heart goes out to you and your family. My sincerest condolences to your entire family! You're in my prayers. God will give you strength and grace to get through this. Hugs.
Brian Aballo
April 15th, 2015 9:12 pm
Amanda, words cannot express the sorrow we feel for your terrible loss. You, and Heath, will be in our hearts and prayers.
Michael and Peace Oliviero
April 15th, 2015 7:58 pm
Heath was a genuinely a nice guy. He will be missed.
Joey and Patrick
April 15th, 2015 7:08 pm
Dear Atanasio/Wood family we are saddened by your loss. Heath was a dear friend loved by all and will be sadly missed. He had a great smile was a fantastic person, had a hugh heart. Loved his mom and sister. Everyone will miss him. We will keep him in our hearts and our prayers. Our deepest and sincerest condolences to all of you.
Michael Appello
April 15th, 2015 2:03 pm
We extend to you our most heartfelt sorrow and condolences. The Appello Family
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