PHYLLIS GREENLAND Obituary (2022) – Lynn, MA

GREENLAND, Phyllis G. (Marshall) Age 96, of Everett, died on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Joseph A. Greenland.

Born in Somerville on June 15, 1925, she was the daughter of the late George Edward and M. Gertrude (Hollett) Marshall; and stepdaughter of the late Marion L. (Burden) Taylor. She lived in Melrose and Malden, and then was a longtime resident of Everett. Phyllis graduated from Everett High School Class of 1943, and from Bryant & Stratton Business College.

For 15 years, she worked as office manager for the Schrafft Candy Company and retired in 1984. She previously worked for eight years in Business Development for the Shawmut Bank and was purchasing agent for the Capitol Tire Company for two years.

Phyllis was a longtime active member of the North Shore Assembly of God, Malden, now the Freedom Hill Community Church. She joined the Church when she was 12 years old. She was Past Secretary of the Church, and for over 70 years served as Director of the Church Nursery. She also served as President of the Women’s Ministries and as Assistant Sunday School Superintendent.

Active in the community Phyllis was Past President of the Everett President’s Council and Past President of the Hamilton School PTA in Everett. She served as a volunteer with over 500 hours at the Whidden (CHA) Hospital in Everett.

She leaves a daughter Deborah Jane Greenland of Everett; a son Paul Edward Greenland of Missouri, and his late wife Deborah Hannah Greenland; and two granddaughters Barbara and Cheryl. She also leaves two great-grandchildren Guy and Lena.

Her Funeral Service will be held at the Freedom Hill Community Church, 77 Kennedy Drive, Malden, on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at 10 am, followed by Burial at Lakeside Cemetery, Wakefield. Visiting Hours will be held prior to the funeral services at the church from 9am -10am Donations may be made in Phyllis’s memory to the Freedom Hill Church, 77 Kennedy Drive, Malden, MA 02148.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Greenland family.

Published by Boston Globe from May 27 to May 28, 2022.