Phyllis D. Greenwood
Entered into rest September 11, 2013
Phyllis Daphne Jeeves Greenwood, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Wednesday, September 11, 2013.
Phyllis was a native of Dartford, England and immigrated to the United States by ship in 1948. A registered nurse and a gifted educator, she taught in Wilmington schools and in the New Castle County Vo-Tech School District for 22 years.
Phyllis was a longtime member of Immanuel Episcopal Church on the Green, where she taught Sunday school and assisted with the nursery and kindergarten programs for many years. She was also a member of the Altar Guild, a coordinator of the Meals on Wheels program, a mentor in New Castle schools, a docent for several museums in Old New Castle, and active with the Emmanuel Dining Room.
Phyllis was preceded in death by her parents, Frederick William Jeeves and Irene Underwood Jeeves, and her brother, Kenneth Frederick Jeeves. She is survived by her son, Kenneth Greenwood (Lisa); daughter, Jennifer Henry; grandchildren, Tiffany Adolf (Eric), Jade Henry (Jessica), and Brandon Powalski; and three great grandsons, a great granddaughter, and another great grandchild expected soon.
A memorial service will be held at 11 am on Wednesday, September 18, 2013, at Immanuel Episcopal Church on the Green, Second and Harmony Streets, New Castle. Interment will follow in the adjoining parish cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Immanuel Episcopal Church on the Green, c/o Parish Office, 100 Harmony Street, New Castle, DE 19720; or to the charity of the donor’s choice.