Rosamond Logan Elliott

Published 3:35 pm Friday, January 27, 2017

Rosamond Logan Elliott of 178 Dug Hill Trail, Tryon died on January 21, 2017 at her home in Tenants Harbor, Maine surrounded by her three children.

She was born on December 4, 1930 in Boston, Mass., the only child of Rosamond Conant Logan and Robert Fulton Logan. She spent her childhood summers in Tenants Harbor, Maine. Roma, as she was called, attended the Mary C. Wheeler School, Randolph-Macon College, and Connecticut College.

She married Henry S. Woodbridge in 1951. The couple raised four children in Providence, R.I. and spent summers in Westport, Mass. and Tenants Harbor, Maine. During those years, in addition to raising four children Roma volunteered as a Girl Scout leader. She delivered flowers to and visited with elderly individuals in their homes on behalf of Grace Church. She volunteered at the Wheeler School focusing on the Wheeler clothing sale, an annual fundraiser for the school, and was a director of the Providence Public Library. Roma participated in the Providence Handicraft Club, the Providence Art Club, the Gardening Club, and the Porcelain and Pottery Club.

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In 2008, Roma married John Horne Elliott of Tryon, N.C. They spent summers cruising the Elizabeth Islands and the coast of Maine. In winters they enjoyed golf and socializing with their many friends in Tryon.

Roma loved sailing, gardening, painting and interacting with people of all ages. She taught her children a love of nature and continually fostered their creativity. She created a lovely home for family members to share in Tenants Harbor.

Roma was predeceased by both her parents and her daughter, Dodie Dash. She is survived by her husband Jack, her children Winty Woodbridge; Kim McCann and her husband Joel; and Trip Woodbridge and his partner Leslie Korpinan; and seven grandchildren, Jesse, Skyler, Teal, Tim, Jonsey, Robert and Patience; and one great grandchild, Adala. Roma will be deeply missed by her family and her many friends.

A celebration of her life will be held at her home in Tenants Harbor, Maine this summer.

Submitted by Jack Elliott