Constance Greenlaw, 88, of Haverhill passed away Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, at the Holy Family Hospital at Merrimack Valley, Haverhill.
She was born in Haverhill July 5, 1926, daughter of the late Frank and Edna (Whittier) Allen. Greenlaw was educated in the Haverhill school system and graduated from Haverhill High School with the class of 1943. She married her childhood sweetheart Harry while he was on leave from the U.S. Navy during World War II. For many years she was able to make a home for her husband and loving family. Greenlaw enjoyed traveling in her younger years, knitting, puzzles and her frequent trips to the casinos. She was an avid reader and often read two books a week. Greenlaw will always be remembered for her humor and quick wit.
She was predeceased by her five brothers, three sisters and her son-in-law Philip Leger. She is survived by her husband Harry Greenlaw, and they would have celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary Feb. 28; a daughter, Sherrie Leger of Haverhill; a son, Steven Greenlaw and his wife Nancy of Ocala, Fla.; a brother, Paul Allen of Ohio; three grandchildren, Michael Robey and his husband Jeff Moore of St. Johnsbury, Vt., Amy Breese and her husband Andrew of Ocala, Fla., and Michelle Merrill and her husband Chad of Ocala, Fla.; four great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a period of visitation Thursday, Feb. 19 from 11 a.m. to noon at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home, 106 Summer St. Haverhill. A memorial service will follow the visitation at noon. Burial will be private and at the convenience of her family. Contributions in her name may be made to The American Lung Association.