Mary Geraldine Greene
Born: 06/13/1926
Died: 09/23/2017
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Mary Geraldine Greene

Mary Geraldine Greene, (nee O.Connell), passed away on September 23, 2017, with her family at her side.  She was 91 years of age.  Born in Kilkee, County Clare, Ireland on June 13, 1926, Mary was raised and educated in Ireland.  She graduated from Rotunda Nursing School in Dublin, earning a degree in midwifery.

Mary worked as a midwife in Kilkee for several years.  She later married Thomas Greene, emigrated to the U.S. in 1956 and started a family.  Mary's family was the most important of of her life but she also enjoyed many hobbies.  She loved music and enjoyed playing the piano and accordian, reading and gardening.  She dedicated herself to her family and their educations, despite being visually handicapped. 

Mary is predeceased by her beloved husband, Thomas Greene, her daughter, Una Greene and her brother, Seamus O'Connell.  She is survived by her loving and devoted children, Sharon Greene, MD and husband, David W, Finn, MD, Shelagh and husband, Retired Major, Robert McGowan, Eileen Greene, Thomas Greene and wife Rosemary and Kim Brennan and husband Patrick; siblings, Carmel Smith and Francis O'Connell; cherished grandchildren, Brian Finn, Megan and Shelagh McGowan, Kaylee Rose Greene and Abigail and Shane Brennan;  also surviving are many loving nieces and nephews.

Mary was a mother like no other.  She was kind, loving, dedicated and selfless. Her children were everything to her.  She will be missed beyond words.  Granny Greene Forever!!!

Visitation will be held at McLaughlin Funeral Home on Tuesday, September 26, 2017, from 5 to 8 PM.  Family and friends are invited to assemble at St. Joseph's Church on Wednesday morning.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 AM.  Cremation will follow privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Mary's memory may be made to the American Macular Degeneration Foundation. 


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Larry peteroy
Granny was such a warm loving friendly person . It was such a great pleasure to know her and to be in her company!
Kristine Rodberg
My heartfelt condolences and sympathy to you and the family May her soul rest in peace !
Nandini Ajaykumar
Please accept our most deepest heartfelt condolences to the Greene family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Kristina Medina, Glen Spey,NY
Kristina Medina
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