Rhoda M. Greenlaw
SALEM - Rhoda M. Greenlaw of Salem passed away peacefully at the age of 86 on Thursday, April 13, 2017. Mrs. Greenlaw was the daughter of the late Murdoch and Margaret (Morrison) MacIver. She was born and grew up in Littleton and spent her adult life in Salem. She was predeceased in 2002 by her husband of 49 years, Robert W. Greenlaw. Together they settled in Salem and raised their family. In her early years, Rhoda worked as a telephone operator and later in the Salem District Court as a clerk and bail commissioner. Her hobbies included camping, baking, gardening, quilting and Mahjong. Rhoda cherished her time with family and the love of her grandchildren. Her family members include her three sons, Tom and his wife, Patty, of Mesa, Ariz., David and his wife, Heidi, of Salem, and Mark and his wife, Stacy, of Lake Mary, Fla. She also leaves six grandchildren, Thomas, Amy, Sarah, Hannah, John, and Michael, as well as a great-granddaughter, Kassandra. She also leaves her siblings, John MacIver, Robert MacIver and his wife, Joanne, Richard MacIver and his wife, Patty, Rebecca (MacIver) Lore; and her sisters in-law, Clarie Hickey and Gerry MacIver; and many nieces and nephews. Rhoda also leaves behind her close friend, Robert Gaumond. She was predeceased by her siblings Roderick MacIver, Marion (MacIver) Bryant and Angus MacIver. The family extends their heartfelt thanks and appreciation to the staff at Greystone Farms for all they have done for Rhoda and her family. . SERVICES: Family and friends are invited to visiting hours on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Goundrey and Dewhirst Funeral Home, 42 Main Street, Salem, N.H. A brief memorial service will follow the visiting hours at 6 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home. Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery in Salem, N.H., will be scheduled at a future date. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Salem, N.H., Dollars for Scholars, PO Box 297, Salem NH 03079. To leave an online condolence, please go to www.goundreydewhirstfuneral.com.
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