Marilyn J. GreeneFebruary 04,2013
Marilyn J. GreeneMarilyn J. Greene
SHAFTSBURY — Marilyn June Greene, 76, died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center.
Born in Bennington July 28, 1936, she was the daughter of Julia Samantha Green and she received her education in Arlington schools.
She married Clement David Greene Jr. March 6, 1954, in Shaftsbury. Mr. Greene died in 2011.
In earlier years, Mrs. Greene worked at Hale Co. and Mack Molding in Arlington. She retired from Stanley Tools in Shaftsbury after 30 years of employment.
Mrs. Greene was a member of the Shaftsbury Fire Department Auxiliary.
She enjoyed knitting, reading and tag sales.
Survivors include six children, Wanda Ellis, Michael Sr., Crystal Sandquist, Kevin, all of Shaftsbury, Elaine Geoffroy of Lowell and Timothy of North Bennington; 17 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was also predeceased by a granddaughter.
The funeral service will be held at noon Wednesday, Feb. 6, at the Mahar & Son Funeral Home with Chaplain Kenneth Coonradt officiating.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, at the funeral home.
Burial will be in Center Shaftsbury Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Southwestern Vermont Medical Center, in care of Mahar Funeral Home in Bennington, 628 Main St., Bennington, VT 05201.
Guest book condolences may be made at www.maharandsonfuneralhome.net.
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