ENOSBURG FALLS - Ray L. Greenwood, age 80, passed away Sunday, November 12, 2017 following a brief illness at The Villa Rehab Center in St. Albans.
He was born July 14, 1937 in Montgomery to the late Horace & Ada (Longe) Greenwood.
Ray has been a resident of the area for all his life. He worked at Sweat & Cummings in Richford for many years and he also worked at Milton Bradley and the Longe Farm in Enosburg. Ray was known for his ability to come up with a nickname for everybody and he loved his own nickname, Grampy . Rays family meant the world to him, especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
He is survived by his children, Darlene Ives and her husband John of St. Albans, Ricky Mason and his wife Anita of Richford, Jodi Grigsby and her husband Travis of Enosburg Falls and Timothy Mason and his fianc Connie Bray of Richford; his grandchildren, Dillon Stanhope, Jamie Mason, Ricky Mason Jr., Brooke Mason, James Rhodes-Mason, Craig Mason, Alyssa Brunelle, Brandon Brunelle, Jacob Grigsby, Destiny Bray, Keaona Mason, Jasmine Mason and Timothy PJ Mason Jr.; great grandchildren, Shyanne Mason, Brady Mason, Cayhsen Bushey and Blaire Patterson; his sister, Talmadge Thelma Gross of Massachusetts; special friends, Claude Brunelle, Billie Westcom and Donna Howard and many nieces & nephews. Besides his parents, Ray was predeceased by his soulmate, Betty Mason; step-son, Gary Mason; siblings, Olin, Hollis, Morton & Lawrence Greenwood and special friends, Leroy Manosh and Robert Stanhope.
Rays family would like to thank the staff of The Villa and Franklin County Home Health for the care he received over the last few weeks.
A memorial service will be held Monday, November 20, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Spears Funeral Home, 96 Dickinson Ave., Enosburg Falls. Visitation will be held Monday from 10:00 AM until the hour of the service.
For those who wish, contributions in Rays memory may be made to The University of Vermont Cancer Center, The Courtyard at Given, 4th Floor North, 89 Beaumont Ave., Burlington, VT 05405.
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