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EVELYN (MILLS) GREENLUND
January 24, 2024
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Evelyn (Mills) Greenlund, 94, of Coventry, a beloved wife, mother and grandmother passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 24, 2024 with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of seventy-one years to Henry W. Greenlund.
Born in Providence, RI on January 16, 1930, she was the loving daughter of the late Horace and Esther (Groves) Mills.
Evelyn was raised in Providence and Johnston and was educated at St. Xavier Academy in Providence. A dedicated mom and homemaker, Evelyn was also a loving and thoughtful woman who enjoyed the simple pleasures of life. For years, Evelyn and her family enjoyed camping and traveling to destinations in Florida, Washington, California, Pennsylvania, Mexico and Canada, just to mention a few. She enjoyed nature, the outdoors and cooking and especially cherished time spent with her grandchildren.
In addition to her beloved husband, Evelyn is survived by two loving children: John W. Greenlund and his wife, Denise of West Greenwich and Lynn E. McGovern and her husband, Kenneth of West Greenwich; five cherished grandchildren: Nancy, Eric, Jennifer, Christopher and Tara; five beloved great-grandchildren: Joelle, Jackson, Eric, Michael and Ava; and a treasured great-great-granddaughter: Sophia.
Evelyn was the beloved mother of the late Eric J. Greenlund and Carl H. Greenlund; the loving grandmother of the late Michael H. Greenlund and sister of the late James Mills.
At the request of the family, all funeral services are respectfully private.
Funeral arrangements under the care and direction of the The Iannotti Funeral Home at MAPLEROOT, 2000 Nooseneck Hill Road, Route #3, Coventry, Rhode Island 02816.