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Rose ( Guyer ) Greenwood

Rose ( Guyer ) Greenwood
  • February 16, 1920 - January 3, 2016
  • Sterling, Massachusetts
  • St. Stephen's Restoration Fund
    16 Hamilton Street
    Worcester, MA 01604

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“Just heard about Rose's passing. I sent a Birthday Card to her last known address on her B.D., which was returned to me. So sorry for the loss of...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Elizabeth Vigliatura - Worcester, MA

“Ray, Kathy & family, Dan and I are very sorry to hear of your mom's passing. We know how difficult this can be. Please accept our heartfelt...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“To the Greenwood Family, I was so saddened to hear of the passing of the sweetest women. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. God Bless you. ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: Paula Pietro-Malmquist - MA

“Dear Ray, Kathleen and entire Greenwood Family, We are so sorry for your loss. May her memory be eternal and your lives be embraced from her love....Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Patricia Peters - Worcester, MA

“Mr. Greenwood, So sorry to hear of your moms passing. my thoughts and prayers to your and your family. ”
5 of 12 | Posted by: Ray Plante - Sutton, MA

“Condolences to the Greenwood family ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: Sheila Auger - Springfield, MA

“My sincere sympathies and condolences to the Greenwood Family on the passing of Mrs. Greenwood. My comfort prayers and thoughts are with you at this...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Chris O"Shea - Worcester, MA

“Mr. Greenwood, I'm so sorry to hear of you and your family's loss. My prayers are with you. ”
8 of 12 | Posted by: Kim Plante Milewski - Worcester, MA

“Dear Ray, Melanie and family.My condolences on the loss of your mom and grandmother. So many years. So many memories. The market with Uncle Joe. St....Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Edward Andrzejczyk - Sherman Oaks, CA

“Ray & Family,I'm so sorry to read of your Mom's passing. Thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Paul Spongberg - Jefferson, MA

“Dear Ray Caroline and Melanie!So sorry to hear of your Moms passing . Will pray for all of you. Love Joe & Rosie ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: joseph Oliver - Chesapeake, VA

“So sorry to hear of your Mom's passing, Ray.Carole (Mahoney)Harrington. I remember riding around in her gold Mustang. ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: A friend


Rose (Guyer) Greenwood, 95, of Sterling, formerly of Worcester, died peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Sunday January 3, 2016 in Sterling Village Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.
She was married 43 years to Ray C. Greenwood, Sr., who died in 1988. Rose leaves a son, Ray C. Greenwood, Jr., and his wife Kathleen of Sterling; two daughters, Carolyn Fontaine of Plympton, and Melanie Binnall and her husband Brian of Worcester; four grandchildren, Richard A. Fontaine and his wife Beth of Halifax, James J. Greenwood and his wife Michelle of Franklin, Kaitlyn M. Greenwood of Sterling, and Brian J. Binnall and his wife Kelly of East Longmeadow; four great-grandchildren, Sarah and Owen Fontaine, Jack and Brady Binnall. She is also survived by a nephew Joseph Oliver. Rose was predeceased by two brothers, Joseph F. and Francis J. Guyer, a sister, Helen O. Oliver, and a son-in-law, Richard A. Fontaine. Rose was born in Worcester, a daughter of Rudolph and Carrie (Kutcypal) Guyer and lived there for most of her life.
Rose was an administrative assistant for many years at Woodbury & Company. She was a graduate of the former High School of Commerce, Worcester. Rose was an active member of St. Stephen's Parish in Worcester, belonging to its Women's Guild. She enjoyed traveling with her late husband. Rose also enjoyed cake decorating, cooking and baking. Until her death, she was an avid reader and was always well versed in Worcester news and politics. She was a dedicated and loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.
The family would like to thank the staff at Sterling Village for providing care to Rose for the past two years.
Reverend H. Edward Chalmers will officiate Rose's funeral Mass on Saturday, January 9, at 10:30 a.m. in St. Stephen's Church, 357 Grafton Street, Worcester. Burial will follow in Notre Dame Cemetery, Worcester. A calling hour will precede the funeral from 9 to 10 a.m. at the HENRY-DIRSA FUNERAL HOME, 33 Ward Street, Worcester. Memorial donations may be made to St. Stephen's Restoration Fund, 16 Hamilton Street, Worcester, MA 01604.