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Dorothy S. (Nappa) Greenwood

January 18, 1933 ~ March 16, 2024 (age 91) 91 Years Old
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Dorothy Greenwood Obituary

Greenwood, Dorothy S., a beloved mother and resident of Saugus, passed away peacefully on March 16, 2024.

Born Dorothy S. Nappa on January 18, 1933, in Revere to Modestino Nappa and Ernesta Stornaiuolo Nappa, originally of Avellino, Italy, Dorothy grew up in Beachmont with her sisters Louise Nappa Conti, Virginia Nappa Shaughnessy, and Lorraine Nappa Parkes. She was a graduate of the Mary T. Ronan School and Revere High School.

In 1955, Dorothy married her husband John Shannon Greenwood, U.S.M.C. They settled in Winthrop, where they lived for many happy years. She worked at Boston Consulting Group. In her later years, she resided with her family in Saugus and was an active member of St. Margaret's Parish and the Red Hat Society. Dorothy will always be remembered for warmth, generosity, and devotion to her family.

She was the beloved wife of 46 years to the late John Shannon Greenwood, the loving mother of Ann Greenwood Chabane and her husband Sidney Chabane of Reading, and Dorothy Greenwood O'Neil and her husband Edawrd O'Neil of Saugus, and the cherished grandmother of Nancy Shannon O'Neil of Saugus.

In honor of Dorothy's life, a Funeral Mass will be held at St. Margaret's Parish, 431 Lincoln Ave, Saugus, on Thursday, March 21st at 10:30 A.M. Services will conclude with Dorothy being laid to rest at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.

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Funeral Mass
March 21, 2024

10:30 AM
St. Margaret's Parish
431 Lincoln Avenue
Saugus, MA 01906

March 21, 2024

12:00 PM
Holy Cross
175 Broadway
Malden, MA 02148


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