OBITUARY: Bridget T. (McDonagh) Greenleaf, 96

Below is an obituary from Nichols Funeral Home:

WILMINGTON, MA — Bridget T. Greenleaf (McDonagh), age 96, a long-time resident of Wilmington, MA, passed away peacefully at home on September 18, 2022.

Bridget was born on the Island of Innisherk, Lettermullen, off the coast of Connemara, Galway County, Ireland, on February 24, 1926; she was the dear daughter of the late John and Bridget (Flaherty) McDonagh. Bridget was raised and educated in Ireland and part of a large Irish Catholic family and was one of many siblings.

Bridget moved to England where she resided for six years before immigrating to the United States at the age of 26.

Bridget married “her sweetheart” Ralph Greenleaf on April 28, 1962; the couple resided in Wilmington for over 50 years and had many wonderful times together with family and friends throughout the years.

Prior to retiring, Bridget worked at the Fernald State School in Waltham for many years and was employed as an LPN as well as a Dental Assistant. Bridget had a fondness for the patients at the Fernald School; she was very kind and caring towards them and she treated them as her own family.

Bridget was a woman of great faith throughout her lifetime and was an active parishioner at St. Dorothy’s Church in Wilmington. Throughout the years, Bridget, helped with church bazaars and fundraisers, she was a member of the Ladies Sodality, and she attended daily Mass.

Bridget will be fondly remembered as a wonderful lady who loved her family and friends with all her heart; she will forever be missed by all who knew her.

Bridget was the beloved wife of the late Ralph Greenleaf and the loving “Momo” of Taylor Jabour, Jade Vaughn, and Tara Mondi. Bridget is further survived by a large extended family in Ireland, New York, Chicago and Massachusetts.

At Bridget’s request all services were private.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave., Wilmington, MA.

Bridget T. (McDonagh) Greenleaf

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