Edward Woodlock of Chelmsford

1935 - 2023

US Veteran National Guard


February 2, 2023
4 - 7 PM
Dolan Funeral Home 106 Middlesex St. Chelmsford, MA 01863


February 3, 2023
10 AM Funeral Home/ 11AM Church
Dolan Funeral Home

Edward Joseph Woodlock, 87, of Chelmsford, died Saturday January 28, 2023 at Lowell General Hospital.

He was married to the late Annette (Martel) Woodlock who died in 2012.

Born in Chelsea he was the son of the late Ronald and Margaret (Smith) Woodlock.    He graduated from Malden Catholic High School with the class of 1953 and proudly served in the Army National Guard.

He retired after over 40 years from New England Telephone Company now known as Verizon. Edward started working in Malden as a cable splicer before retiring in Dracut from the Regional Headquarters as the Outside Plant Manager.

He enjoyed traveling and hiking, especially in the mountains with his longtime friend Billy King.  He was a longtime resident of Chelmsford since 1967.

He is survived by his sons, Steven Woodlock and his wife Deb Matz of Plano, TX, Richard and his Fiancee Dorothy Febbi of Chelmsford, Ronald Woodlock and his wife Ellen of Chelmsford, and Michael Woodlock and his wife Keliann of Lowell; daughter, Laurie Pomerleau and her husband Brett of Ashby, MA; six grandchildren, Kyle, Alanna, Anna, Thomas, and Kate Woodlock and Ashley Gledhill, three great grandchildren, Meredith, Nora, and Aimsley; three sisters, Ann, Margaret Rose, and Kathy; he is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

He was the brother of the late Mary Louise.

Visiting hours Thursday 4 to 7 P.M. Funeral Friday at 10 from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 11am at St. John the Evangelist Church in Chelmsford. Burial in Pine Ridge Cemetery, Chelmsford. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his name to the Wounded Warrior Project P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516 or to the Appalachian MTN Club https://www.outdoors.org/donate/tribute-gifts/ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.

4 Condolences for Edward Woodlock of Chelmsford

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    Regina Smith


    Ed was a kind and sweet man, my condolences to his family and friends. Rest in peace Ed.

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    Mike, Keliann, and family,
    We were so sorry to hear of your father’s passing. May the many happy memories you shared be of comfort to you now.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
    Dick & Brenda Flanagan

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    Mark, Marlene, Tyler, Liam and Sean Kelly


    Michael, Keliann, Anna, Tom and Kate,
    Very sorry to learn of your Dad’s/Grandpa’s passing. We didn’t know Ed very well, but knowing his family as we do, he had to be a terrific father, grandfather, husband and friend. Our collective hearts are with you all. Much Love.

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    Steven and Mary Beth Hardy


    Rich and family – May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times. Very sorry for the loss of your dad.

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