COPENHAGEN, NY — Mary L. Greenwood, 87, of the Roberts Road, Copenhagen, died Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 24, 2018, at The Hospice Inn at St. Peter’s Hospital in Albany, New York with her loving daughter by her side.
Born May 2, 1931, in Champion, NY, a daughter of Merritt and Helena Fitzgerald Waite, she attended school in Champion.
She married Robert Greenwood on May 15, 1952, in Deer River. She was primarily a homemaker.
She is survived by several children: two sons; Tom and his wife Kathy, Black River; Dan his wife Tara, New Hampshire. Four daughters; Kristine and her husband Jerry Koepsell, Watertown; Ellen Apicerno, Connecticut; Suzanne Greenwood, Alaska; and Julie and Clifford Smith, Copenhagen a daughter in law Janey Greenwood, Oklahoma.
She is survived by several sisters, Sarah (William) Walsemann, Carthage; Irene Astafan, Florida; Ellen (Jim) Remington, Glenfield; Helen (Joseph) Morisette and Martha (Patrick) McCarthy, of Cape Vincent. She is also survived by several brothers, Herbert (Jan), Black River; Duane (Ada) & Ernie (Gina), Watertown; John (June), Florida; George (Rochelle), Carthage; Paul and David, Castorland and Jerry (Mike), Georgia. She is also survived by 16-grandchildren and several great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents, her husband Robert F. “Bob” Greenwood in 2010; a son Carl Greenwood and a daughter, Cheryl Ann Bergquist and sisters, Evelyn& Carol and several brothers, Kenneth, Harold and Howard A. (Doc) Waite; two sister-in-laws; Shirley Johnson & Evelyn Myers and a brother-in-law Everett Greenwood.
She enjoyed sewing, baking, reading, and she especially loved her grandchildren.
Calling hours will be held 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, at the Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Inc., 500 State St., Carthage. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. in the chapel of the funeral home with the Pastor David Frank, pastor of the Calvary Assembly of God in Carthage, officiating. Burial will be held privately.
Arrangements are being handled by the Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Inc. 500 State Street. Carthage, NY 13619.
Condolences to the family may be made at www.lundyfuneralhome.com
Donations in his memory can be made to Lewis County Search and Rescue, 7740 W State St, Lowville, NY 13367.