Black River - The funeral mass for Herbert L. Greene will be Thursday, August 29, 11:00am at St. Paul's Catholic Church, Black River, Father Demarais officiating.
Burial will follow the service in Black River Cemetery.
Calling hours will be Wednesday, August 28 from 6 pm - 8 pm at the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home.
Herbert passed away Sunday, August 25 at Country Manor Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Carthage. He was 90 years old.
Born in Carthage March 16, 1923, he was a son to Jesse B. and Jane Murphy Greene. He graduated from Felts Mills High School in 1940. Following graduation he worked on the family farm from 1940 to 1950. In August of 1953 he married Kathleen E. Putman at St. James Catholic Church, Carthage.
He began work in 1950 at D.K. Briggs, Inc. in Great Bend as an officer manager. That store became what is now M.P.S. Roe Inc., where Mr. Greene retired in 1980 after thirty years of service. From 1980 to 1990 he was employed by New York State Office of General Services at the Dulles State Office Building, working in various positions.
Surviving besides his wife, Kathleen, are four sons, William J., Felts Mills, Daniel G. (Shirley), Black River, Matthew J. (Cathy), Williamsville, Eric J. (Lorie), Carthage. He is also survived by many grandchildren and cousins.
Condolences may be made at www.reedbenoit.com.
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