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Obituary for Edward Greene

May 30, 1931 - April 27, 2019
Manchester, New Hampshire | Age 87


Edward Greene, 87, of Manchester died April 27, 2019 at the Veteran's Home in Tilton surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Brooklyn, NY on May 30, 1931, he was the son of Leo F. and Margaret (Antle) Greene. He enlisted in the US Marine Corps and served in Korea during the war. He earned the National Defense Service Medal as well as the Korean Service Medal.
Prior to retirement, he had worked as a milk route man with the Teamsters Union for over 30 years. Edward retired to Wilmington, North Carolina and founded Coastal Car Products, working for 12 more years.
He enjoyed walking, especially with his dog Bridget; political debates and discussions; singing; landscaping and talking with all his neighbors.
He was predeceased by his wife of 62 years, Frances (McMahon) Greene in 2014.
Family members include his daughters, Diane Greene of Hempstead, NY, Glenda McFadden and husband James of Manchester, Barbara Porcelli of Bayport, NY; his sons, Edward Greene of Atlanta, GA, Richard Greene and wife Kristina of Peachtree City, GA and Thomas Greene and wife Coley of Wood Ridge, NJ; 12 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchild; nephews, nieces and cousins.
A memorial Mass of Christian burial was celebrated on Friday, May 3, 2019 in St. Raphael Church, Walker St, Manchester. Urn burial will be in the Long Island, NY Veterans Cemetery at a later date.
Donations may be made to the NH Veterans Home, 136 Winter St, Tilton, NH 03276.
Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, Manchester, assisted with arrangements.
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