BANGOR – Carina Bucci Wilman Wood, 92, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on April 10, 2004. She was born Dec. 4, 1911, in Providence, R.I., the daughter of Angelina and Pietro Bucci. She was raised in Naples, Italy. After returning to the United States, she married George Wilman of Providence, R.I. In 1948, they moved to Skowhegan, where she lived for 25 years and raised a family. Carina was a lifelong homemaker and well known for her beautiful handwork and excellent cooking. She was very active in church activities, including singing in the choir and teaching Sunday school. She also devoted a great deal of time and energy to local community service programs, charitable organizations and fraternal orders. She enjoyed her home, family, relatives and friends and was the happiest when she was able to do deeds of kindness for others and those in need. Carina was a friendly, loving person who always had a kind word for everyone she met. She gave freely from the gifts of her hands and heart to others. Her love of life was a joy to those who knew her. She was proud of her Italian heritage and made several trips to Italy in her lifetime to visit with family. In 1980, after returning to Providence, R.I., she married William Wood and they traveled extensively throughout the United States. They lived in Providence and Tampa, Fla. In 1986, she moved to Hampden to live with her daughter, Charlotte Tripp and husband, Brainard. Since January of 2000, she has lived at the Maine Veteran’s Home in Bangor. Carina was a life member of Sunset Chapter No. 53 Order of Eastern Star, a member of Priscilla Rebekah Lodge No. 69, Peter Shortier American Legion Auxiliary No. 16 and the Grange in Skowhegan. She was a member of Signet Chapter No. 21 Order of Eastern Star in Smithfield, R.I., also a life member of Star of the East Chapter No. 17 Order of the Eastern Star, and the Whitcomb-Baker VFW Auxiliary, Hampden. She attended the West Hampden Baptist Church. Her first husband, George Wilman; and son, Robert “Duke” Wilman predeceased her. Surviving is her second husband, William Wood of Bangor; daughter and son-in-law, Charlotte and Brainard Tripp of Embden; brother, Vincent Bucci of Cranston, R.I.; sister, Elsie Silva of Pawtucket, R.I.; granddaughter, Tamara Howes and her husband, James Howes; and great-grandchildren, Megan and Andrew Howes, all of Hermon; several nieces, nephews, cousins; and a very special aunt, Mary Coia of North Providence, R.I.; and special friends, Charlie and Sally Gould of Hampden. Carina lived by the words of John Wesley and would want to be remembered by his thoughts: “Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.” The light of Carina’s soul will continue to shine through her friends and loved ones. There will be no visiting hours. A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 13, at the Hampden-Gilpatrick Funeral Home, 45 Western Ave., Hampden, with the Rev. William P. Meyer of the Community United Methodist Church in North Anson, officiating. Interment and a committal service will be at Highland Memorial Park, Johnston, R.I. on Wednesday. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Maine Chapter, 163 Lancaster Ave., Portland, ME 04101 or to a charity of one’s choice. For those unable to attend condolences may be expressed through www.hampdengilpatrick.com.