Rauni I. Moody
Rauni I. (Koski) Moody, 86, wife of the late William (Bill) H. Moody Jr. of Gloucester, passed away on October 16, 2016 at Putnam Farms in Danvers, surrounded by her loving family. She and Bill were married for 50 years. She lived for more than 60 years in River dale in the family home on the Mill River Rauni was born in Rockport, MA on March 26, 1930 daughter of the late Michael and Ellen (Taskila) Koski. She was a graduate of Rockport High School and was faith fully involved in planning many class reunions. Rauni later graduated from Fisher Junior College with a medical secretarial degree. She was employed for many years at the CapeAnn Medical Center and several other medical offices in Gloucester. Later in life Rauni enjoyed volunteering at the Visitors Center for the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce. In her spare time, she loved to draw and paint, especially with watercolors. She also enjoyed knitting and would knit hats for newborns in area hospitals. For many years, Rauni and her husband Bill wintered in Florida where she was a member of a womens group who made teddy bears for pediatric cancer patients. She will greatly missed by her family and friends. She is survived by her 4 daughters, Lisa Davis and her husband Kenneth of Gloucester, Linda Sulkin and her husband David of Ipswich, Alison Quirk and her husband Frank of Boston, Phyllis Anderson and her husband Steven of Newton, New Hampshire; 8 grandchildren, Jeffrey Davis and his wife Katherine, Lauren Rein and her husband Mitchel, Alexandra and Ashley Sulkin, Erin and Brendan Quirk, Emily Hills, Steven Anderson; 2 great-grandchildren, Aiden Spoon and Harper Davis and her brother, Henry Koski of Seymour, Tennessee. She was predeceased by her grandson, Michael Davis. Visiting hours in the Greely Funeral Home, 212 Washington Street, Gloucester will be held on Thursday, October 20 from 4-7 p.m. Relatives and friends are cordially invited to attend. In keeping with her wishes, funeral services and burial willbe held privately. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her name to Care Dimension, 75 Sylvan Street, Suite B-102, Danvers, MA 01923. For online condolences, please visit www.greelyfuneralhome.com .
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