Mrs. Barbara E. (Sullivan) Greene, of Dorchester, died at home with family at her side on Friday, April 20, 2018. She was 80.
Born on March 18, 1938 in Boston she was a daughter of the late John J. and Ellen (Maki) Sullivan. Raised and educated in Dorchester she was a graduate of Jeremiah E. Burke High School. On October 18, 1959 she married William Martin Greene in Saint Paul's Church in Roxbury and they made Dorchester their home. After raising her four children she worked as a bookkeeper at ATCO Supply Company for over fifteen years before retiring.
In addition to her husband of 58 years, Bill she leaves their children, Martin Greene and his wife, Patty of Mansfield, Kellyanne Greene and her husband, Ali Koushan, Ellen Greene, Diane Greene and her wife, Carolin all of Dorchester; her grandchildren Julie Greene and her husband Andrew Thomson and Michelle Greene; also survived by Bart Forzese and his wife Susan and their two children of Braintree, Shannon Forzese Corrigan, her husband Jaycee and their two sons of Braintree, all of whom she loved dearly. Barbara is also survived by her sisters-in-law Anne Darcy of Pembroke and Carol Greene of Quincy as well as multiple nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will honor and remember Barbara's life by gathering for visiting hours in the Murphy Funeral Home, 1020 Dorchester Ave., DORCHESTER, on Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Margaret Church of St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish, on Thursday morning, April 26th at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Cedar Grove Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to NVNA and Hospice, 120 Longwater Drive, Norwell, MA 02061