Susannah Jane Greeley

November 22, 1928 to May 28, 2017

Obituary

Passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 28th,2017 in her 89th year. Predeceased by her husband Harold (1999). Leaving to mourn 6 children, Chris (Hannah), Brenda Picco (Bob) in Nova Scotia, Roger in Ontario, Keith (Alma), Daisy Summers (Ron), Carmel Saunders (Glen), 15 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren. Sisters-in-law Daisy Greeley in Boston, MA, Elsie Toope (John), brother-in-law Matthew Greeley (Gina) in Ontario, daughter-in-law Beverley Greeley in Dominican Republic. Special life time neighbour and friend, Madeline Gibbons. Several nieces and nephews and other family members and friends. Sincere thank you to the caring staff on 2 Northwest and 2 Northeast at the Pleasant View Towers (Long-term care). The family will receive visitors at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, on Thursday, June1st 2017 from 2-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Friday, June 2nd,2017 from the Memorial United Church, Portugal Cove at 2 p.m. Interment to follow in the United Cemetery, Portugal Cove. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Memorial United Church, Portugal Cove.

Schedule

Visitations

2-9 p.m. on June 1, 2017

Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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funeral

2:00pm, Friday June 2nd

Memorial United Church , Portugal Cove


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My I express my deepest sympathy to all the family. Susie was a wonderful person who was a great friend to our family and especially to my mother Nancy. She will forever be fondly remembered. Again my deepest sympathies for your loss.
David Winter

To the Greeley family
So sorry to hear of Susie’s passing. She was a wonderful person who I can say I’ve known since i was a little girl and through the years she did baking and sewing for me to and also she was a good friend to my mother .. god love her..she will be missed by all of our family..

Please accept our sincere condolences on the passing of Mrs. Greeley. We hope your happy memories will be a source of joy in the coming days. May God bless all of you. Vern and Elaine Abbott

Carmel, Glen and family
So sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. My sincere sympathy to you all.
Kathy

Carmel, our condolences go out to you and your family at this difficult time. Hoping that family and friends are helping you cherish your mother’s memories.

Trevor & Marie

The Greeley Family,
Sorry to hear the passing of Aunt Susie. I did not see much of your mom in my adult life, but as a child our family visited Aunt Susie and Uncle Harold often. They were always kind to us and Aunt Susie always provided a good feed. I will always remember her laugh. She will be missed.

The Greeley Family:
Our condolences go out to all the family. Thoughts and prayers are with you as you go through this difficult time.

Chris, Brenda, Roger, Keith, Daisy, Carmel and your families, so sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. Keep all your memories locked in your hearts and your mom will always be with you. I remeber all the time I spent at your home years ago, and your mom always had homemade cookies for us, and later in life it was her rolls.. She did so much baking, knitting & sewing for whoever needed it. I know she will be missed lots. Thinking of you all at this sad time. Love and Hugs to you all .

Sorry to hear of your mom’s passing,she was a very lovely lady, thoughts and prayers are with all the Greeley family.

Sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this sad time, Keep the happy memories in your hearts.

So sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing, please accept our sincere condolences.

So sorry and saddened to hear of Susie passing I just read. it on line…
My mom was Harold’s. cousin I was at there house and we took pictures. Susie was a lovely lady and always made us welcome.
Please accept my sincere sympathy may the memories you have bring you comfort during these days
Sincerely Faith Spurrell Stagg

So sorry to hear about Susies passing! My sincere condolences to all the family.. May she rest in peace.

Daisy & Ron Summers & the Greeley family, I’m so sorry to hear the passing your mom. I was able to enjoy meeting your mom on a few ocassions and I’m sure she will be missed by all who knew her. I always think of her every time I take out the knitted stockings that your mom made at Christmas time. She was very talented and unique. I’m sure you have many happy memories to help you celebrate her life.

I am sorry to hear of the passing of Mrs. Greeley, she always showed so much love toward my son Tristin Taylor, her great grandson. My prayers are with the family and friends of the family in this hard time.

To the Greeley family please accept my condolences on the passing of your mother.

To Carmel and Families: Our sincere condolences in the loss of your mom. May your precious memories bring you comfort at this difficult time. Thinking of you.

Rest in peace sweet Susannah, I am so honoured to have worked with you, you always put a smile on my face with the warm heart you had. No matter how busy my day was I always had time to go in your room with you and have a chat.. or help you get nice and warm in bed since you were always finding it cold … no words can describe the beautiful person you were. I hope you rest easy in paradise my love, all your pain and suffering is gone … I will be thinking about you everytime I’m at work and the smile you put on my face…. so sad to hear this …

My deepest sympathy to the Greeley family…so sorry for your loss

our deepest condolences to the family

Carmel and family, thinking about you during this difficult time. Carmel you spent so many of your lunch times visiting with your mom, making sure she had her lunch since she moved into the nursing home. It was a part of you daily routine. I’ve never met your mom, but she had to be a great woman because you are a wonderful mom and friend. Cherish the memories . May she rest in peace.

My sincere condolences on the loss of Susie. She was a wonderful lady. I remember always dropping off clothes for her to sew for Mom and picking up those delicious rolls. May she Rest In Peace.

Brenda and Family,
Thinking of you all , our condolences on the loss of your mother.

My prayers are with the family. Mrs. Greeley was a wonderful lady who will be greatly missed.

Our sincere condolences to the Greeley and Picco family. Thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

A beautiful lady has returned to her Heavenly Father. Love and prayers to all the Greeley family. John 14: 1-4 “Let not your heart be troubled. You are trusting God, now trust in me. There are many homes up there where my Father lives, and I am going to prepare them for your coming. When everything is ready, then I will come and get you, so that you can always be with me where I am. If this weren’t so, I would tell you plainly. And you know where I am going and how to get there.”

To Carmel & Families: Sorry to hear the loss of your mother. Please accept our sincere sympathy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time. From Gail, Harold, Rhonda, Tristin & JoAnne Taylor.

Daisy and Family ,sorry to hear about the passing of your mother, may she rest in peace .

Sending love and prayers to all the family at this time. Our hearts are saddened by your loss but we know you do not mourn as those without hope, and your wonderful memories will help to heal the pain of separation. She is absent from the body, but present with her Lord. What a glorious hope we have of being reunited with our loved ones again! God bless you all! Sincere Condolences to Keith, Alma & all the Greeley family .

If there was ever a person in Portugal Cove that deserved special recognition and the closest to a State Funeral as can be provided I would have to say it is Susie Greeley. When we moved to the Cove thirty- two yrs ago she was the first person I met. She rang our doorbell while we were eating supper, I opened the door, looked in her face and said OMG Aunt Beatie, then I laughed and said you have to be Susie Greeley, then she laughed too and told me she was colllecting for the United Church Garden Party and as they say the rest is history.
I learned so much from Susie in our time together over the years that I could write a book and I know she was a very tough and determined lady especially when it came to her church but I think I would be right in saying that very few people anywhere have ever contributed more time and energy to a church and a community as Susie Greeley and I hope we all remember that when we are making a donation to the church in her memory because as she said to me on many occasions and I am sure to many other people over her years of endless fundraising efforts when we claimed we were unable to contribute baked goods etc for the church sales “well all monetary donations greatly appreciated”. Lol
There are not a lot of peop,e that have had such a positive and profound effect on my life as my darling friend Susie because she taught me so much, for example how important and rewarding it is to be an active and contributing member of a church and a community. I will always remember with love and respect this special lady as someone who was always there to be a friend when needed..
Susie adored her family and was so proud of each and everyone of them, they could do no wrong in her eyes, and they were maybe the only thing more important to her than her church. I always admired how she was as much a part of her grandchildren’s lives as if they were her own children and she didn’t mind telling me how proud she was of them how andmuch she thought about and supported each one of them in her own unique way.
I will stop now and finish my cry because as Susie always told me ” there is nothing wrong with a good cry, it is very cleansing but then when you are done pick up and move forward” So to all of Susie’s Family today I will tell you all that she would want you guys to do the same thing, have your cry but then “move forward” and get on with your life, take good care of your families and never never forget the wonderful and special Mother that you were all so Blessed to have.
She will live on in our hearts forever and may she enjoy her hard earned and well deserved rest. My love and prayers are with you all and God Bless!
PS. “Susie we will forever miss your delicious dinner rolls”. 💓💞🙏

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time. Wish we could be there with you. Take care and God Bless.

Thoughts & prayers are with you on the passing of your mom.
Lionel & Margie (Gladney) Churchill

My deepest sympathy to the Greeley family I remember your mother as such a sweet lady. My sister Sheila Parrell was on the same unit as your mom until she was moved to the third floor. Your mom would sit with us sometimes and was a very quiet and gentle lady. I hope your happy memories will help you through this difficult time. Again my condolences.
Harriet Short

Please accept our sincere sympathy on your Mom’s passing.

Sincere condolences to all of the Greeley family.