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Phyllis D. Greenwood  

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.

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  1. ObitManager, September 30, 2013

    Name: Audrey Hamm
    Message: Phyllis was a lovely lady. Her kind and caring ways will truly be missed by those who loved her. She was a lovely Sister; Mother; Grandmother and Great Grandmother. Her memory will be in the hearts of those she touched. Our love and deepest sympathy to all of you. Sincerely Audrey; Leona; Tielor and Destiney.

    Name: Marilyn Corsi
    Message: A lovely lady is at peace. She will be missed by so many. She touched many people and lived a life that truly mattered.

    Name: Linda & Kevin Barnes
    Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family, at this time of sadness.

    Name: John McDevitt
    Message: Kenny…so sorry to read of the passing of you Mom. My sympathies my friend…it’s a hard time.

    Name: Kim (Thomas) Steele
    Message: Sorry I could not make the service to celebrate her life. I was in the hospital with sister Cheryl. She has stage 4 lung cancer that has spread all thru her body. Remembering all the good times at the house. Sending the family Love and light to make it through this time of sadness

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