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Rozella (Roz) Greenwood (nee Wilson)

Posted By Egan Funeral Home On January 28, 2020 @ 9:16 am In Bolton Area,Obituaries | 7 Comments

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With great love and wonderful memories, the family of Rozella Alviera Greenwood announces her peaceful passing on January 22, 2020, in her 93rd year. Roz, formerly of Bolton, Ontario was the youngest daughter of 7 children to Emma (Barry) & Thomas (Edward) Wilson. Cherished mother of Janet and her spouse James (Toronto), Donald and his wife Vicki (Vancouver), Elaine and her husband Kriss (Barrie). Adored Grandmother of Emma & Julia (Vancouver) and Mitchell (Barrie). Loved by many nieces, nephews, sister-in-law and many friends. Sadly predeceased she cherished her siblings and joyful times with E.J., Emmeline, Everett, Oliver, Grant and Ronald Wilson. Predeceased by her lifelong love and devotion to husband Ronald Arthur Greenwood. Roz will be remembered as a lady of grace, resilience, optimism and gratitude and an infectious sparkle in her eye. Roz had a 15 year career in banking with the Imperial Bank of Canada before raising her family with Ron in Don Mills where they lived for 56 years. Energetically helping others she devoted longtime volunteering with 20 years as Treasurer of Bethesda United Church UCW and recognized for her work of over 35 years canvassing for both Heart & Stroke and the Cancer Society. Roz shared her understanding of life as she mentored generations of her family, her passing marks the end of an era. In memoriam donations to the Heart & Stroke. Hers is a life to be celebrated, not to be mourned. For family and friends a Celebration of Life will be held in the spring on Friday, April 3rd at the Old Mill, Toronto.   Arrangements by Egan Funeral Home, Bolton (905-857-2213).  Condolences for the family may be offered at www.EganFuneralHome.com

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Condolences for the family of “Rozella (Roz) Greenwood (nee Wilson)”

Condolence from John F.Robinson on January 28th, 2020 5:14 pm

Sincere condolences to the family.I remember her well.

Condolence from Mary Jane Robinson Novak on January 28th, 2020 5:50 pm

We remember special times with Rozella in Don Mills and when she and Ronald visited us in Cambridge. She was always so kind to our family and will me missed.

Condolence from Carole Whitehead on January 29th, 2020 9:26 am

Rosella was my Sunday School teacher many decades ago when we both went to Bolton Inited Church. I remember her grace and love of children

Condolence from Don and Barb Messaros on January 29th, 2020 11:54 am

Remembering Roz as such a gracious lady. We bowled in Don Mills for many years, loved spending time with her at Bethesda United and at The Donway Conneaut.
Happy memories of a fine friend.
Barbara and Don Messaros

Condolence from Fran Hayos on January 29th, 2020 5:35 pm

I babysat for Mr and Mrs Greenwood in the 60’s. I thought then that she was a perfect wife and mother. She kept a beautiful home and her children were delightful. Both of the parents treated me so well. I have never forgotten them. I met up with Mr Greenwood again in the 80’s when he lived at Central Park Lodge in a room on the same floor as my aunt. I am happy to hear Mrs Greenwood has such a long life. I am sure she was a great grandmother. Fran Badali Hayos

Condolence from Joan Mactavish on February 6th, 2020 6:34 pm

I met Roz at Donway Place and enjoyed her company at meals in the dining room over the past two years,
In that short time I came to appreciate her as a gracious person with a friendly and welcoming demeanour
Meg – our other table mate – and I will miss our friend Roz!
Joan Mactavish

Condolence from Janiss on February 17th, 2020 10:55 pm

Condolences to the family of Mrs Greenwood.

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