Text Box:  Age 89 of Wilmington, DE passed away on Thursday, November 17, 2005, at the St. Francis Hospital.

Elwood served his country in the U.S. Army during WWII. He retired from Continental Can Company in 1968. After retirement, he spent his mornings working for his son opening Larry's Mobil Service on Foulk and Naaman's Roads.

 Ellwood was a member of Delaware Veterans,  were he served as an elected officer of their State Board of Directors and was a lifetime member of St. Stephens Lutheran Church.

Elwood was preceded in death by his wife, Irma Banks. Survivors include his daughter, Sharon Crawford and her good friend, Bud Sweeny, of Port Ritchie, FL; sons, Woody and his wife, Sharon, of Elkton, MD and Larry and his wife, Eileen, of Chadds Ford, PA; 8 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; and his sister, Hilma Davis of Newark, DE. He is also survived by his longtime friend, Helena Serina.

Funeral services and interment was held on Tuesday, November 22, at 2 pm at the Chapel in Gracelawn Memorial Park, DuPont Highway, New Castle.