Hope Potter Woodward
Andover, MA -
Hope Potter Woodward, of Andover at age 64 died peacefully at home after a long battle with cancer with her husband of 40 years, George, at her side. Mother of William Scott Woodward (Megan O'Leary Woodward) and Cynthia Baldwin Woodward (Stephanie Green Woodward) and proud grandmother of Walker Scott Woodward and Nolan George Woodward. Sister and sister-in-law of Lars Potter, Stanley Woodward, Frances Williams and Marjorie Wasmund and aunt to many nieces and nephews.
Hope was born in New York City, grew up in Cedarhurst, New York. She graduated from the Oldfields School in 1973 and attended Lake Forest College. While at Lake Forest she met George and their 45-year love affair and partnership began. They moved to Boston in 1975 and have been in Andover for the last 20 years. Hope loved her family dearly and dedicated her life to giving them the support, encouragement, direction and love to grow and flourish while holding them to a high standard.
Hopie was always quick to smile, her compassionate and well-reasoned advice was sought out by many and her support of her children and their friends made their house a welcoming place filled with laughter, fun and encouragement.

Memorial Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 13, 2019, at Christ Church, 33 Central St, Andover, MA. A private burial will be held at Spring Grove Cemetery, Andover.
Published on July 11, 2019

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