Anna M. (Ippoliti) Greene
Anna Maria (Ippoliti) Greene passed away peacefully on March 15th, 2017 at Norwood Hospital with her family by her side. Anna was born on July 20th, 1931 in Norwood, MA, where she proudly lived her entire life at the home her parents built. Anna loved life, her family, God,and Norwood. She cherished her many school day friends from Norwood High School, enjoyed her class reunions and remained active in town events. She was a lifelong parishioner of St. Catherine of Siena Church and participated in the church choir and Ladies Sodality, taught CCD classes, and most importantly to her, served as an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion. Anna was a warm, loving person, a wonderful mother and grandmother, and a kind and thoughtful friend. She leaves behind her children whom she loved dearly, Richard Greene of Norwood, Sandra and her husband Albert Anderson Jr of Hinesburg, VT, Gary Greene of Mansfield and his partner Barbara Fitzgerald of Needham, and Pamela Hodson of Londonderry, NH; her grandchildren whom she was so proud of, Nathan Anderson and his wife Viviana Cadavid, Sara Konstand and her husband Andrew, Amanda Anderson, Ashley, Christopher, and Brittany Greene, and Alexandria and Logan Hodson; and her former spouse, Norman Greene. She is also remembered by her wonderful nieces and nephews whom she loved as her own, and her many groups of friends including classmates, Red Hat Ladies, FM Global workmates, and neighbors, all of whom she prayed for often. Anna was predeceased by her parents, Antonio and Rosina (Imperiali) Ippoliti, her sister Irene Iafolla, her brothers Renzo and Albert Ippoliti, and her beloved daughter-in-law, Carol Sullivan Greene. She truly believed she would be joining them all again. Special thanks go to the PT, OT, Home Service Aides, and Nurses of the Steward Health Care Group and to her son Richard, whose assistance and care allowed her to live comfortably in her home to the end. At Anna’s request there will be no wake. In celebration of her life, a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, May 4th at11:00 AM in St. Catherine of Siena Church, 547 Washington St., Norwood. Interment will follow the Mass in Highland Cemetery, Norwood. Arrangements are by Kraw-Kornack Funeral Home, Norwood, MA. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in memory of Anna M. Greene can be made to: St. Catherine of Siena School, the Norwood Senior Center or the American Heart Association.