David Dah Bang Woo, M.D. Print E-mail

David Dah Bang Woo, M.D.

Well-known and respected physician

David Dah Bang Woo, M.D. 89 of Lowell, passed away peacefully on February 7, 2020 surrounded by his loving family.

Born in Shanghai, China, April 14, 1930, the youngest of 16 children, he was a graduate of University of Hong Kong Faculty of Medicine. He served medical residencies at Boston City Hospital and at New York University before establishing his private practice as a general surgeon. He was on the medical staff at Lowell General Hospital, the former St. Joseph Hospital, and the former St. John’s Hospital.

A proud veteran of the Gulf War, Dr. Woo retired as a Lieutenant Colonel from the U.S. Army Medical Corps having actively served in Desert Storm and Desert Shield.  In his retirement, he attended daily Mass, solved crossword puzzles, played tennis and ping pong, and watched all sports.  Most of all, he loved being with his family.

Dr. Woo is survived by a son, Benedict Woo of Bethlehem, NH; seven daughters: Amy Woo of Lowell, Rebecca Woo of Chelmsford, Rachel Woo of Newton, Sharon Woo of Phoenix, AZ, Sarah Neary and her husband Thomas of Merrimack, NH, Suzanne Dolan and her husband Bud of Nashua, NH, and Elizabeth Woo of Manchester, NH; three granddaughters: Katrina Woo, Emma Woo, and Julia Woo; seven grandsons: Thomas Skinner, Ralph Skinner, Liam Skinner, Ryan Neary, Owen Neary, Declan Neary and Aidan Neary; and a brother D.J. Wu of San Francisco, CA.   He is also survived by his former wife, Patricia Shaw of Newton.

Friends may call at the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME 276 PAWTUCKET ST. in Lowell from 3 to 7 P.M., Wednesday February 12, 2020. His Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday morning at the ST. MARGARET OF SCOTLAND CHURCH in Lowell at 12 o’clock noon. Burial will follow at St. Mary Cemetery in Tewksbury. E-condolences/directions at www.odonnellfuneralhome.com. Those wishing may make contributions in his memory to St. Margaret of Scotland Parish Renewal and Renovation Fund, 374 Stevens St., Lowell, MA 01851. Arrangements by Funeral Directors James F. O’Donnell, Jr. (978 or 866) 458-8768.

Condolences (13)
  • Sandra Saunders and Family  - With sympathy
    To all the Woo's - our sympathy and love.
  • The Mullins Family  - Deepest Condolences
    Sending much love to you and your family at this time.
  • The Bragg Family - Our condole
    You are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Your father lived an honorable life and will be remembered for his vast contributions.
  • Kerri Montgomery (Kerri-Lynn J  - Sorry for you loss
    Rachel and family, You are in my thoughts and prayers. I am so sorry for your loss. - Kerri
  • Kerri-Lynn (Jump) Montgomery  - Sorry for your loss
    Rachel and family - You are all in my thoughts and prayers. I am very sorry for your loss.
  • Curt Magnuson  - Sympathy
    My Prayers are with your family
  • Helene Begley  - Sincerest Condolences in the Passing of Your Fathe
    My sincerest condolences go to you and your family in the passing of your father. Prayers....Helene
  • Bill Fox  - sympathy
    My deepest sympathy.
  • Melissa Surprenant  - My condolences
    When I read the email my heart dropped. I'm so sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you and your family.
  • Melissa Cook  - My condolences
    I am so very sorry to hear of the loss of your family. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
  • Ben  - Goodbye Dad.
    I'm sorry. Please forgive me. Thank you. I love you.
  • The Hlavaz Family  - Our condolences
    Wishing you all peace and comfort during this difficult time.
  • Francisco and Monika Santos-Si  - May his soul rest In peace.
    Rachel, We are saddened by your loss and our thoughts and prayers are with you.
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