Cecelia N. (O’Leary) Green
Cecelia N. (O’Leary) Green, 97, of Stage Hill
Road, Ipswich, died Thursday, September 26, 2019 in the Kaplan Family
Hospice, Danvers following her long illness.
Born in Boston on May
7, 1922 she was the youngest of the seven children of the late John and
Margaret T. (Finnegan) O’Leary. She was raised in Jamaica Plain, attended
parochial elementary school and graduated from Roxbury Memorial High
Marrying Edward Green in 1943 she made her home for the next
twenty-eight years in Jamaica Plain, relocating
to Ipswich in 1967.She
earned her associate’s degree in Culinary Arts from Essex Aggie in 1970
and went on to work as a sous chef. She had been employed at the Caldwell
Nursing Home in Ipswich, the Hunter’s Inn in Hamilton and most recently,
sisters of Notre Dame in Ipswich.
Cecelia will be remembered for her
love of family, radiant spirt, zestful life, and home cooked meals.
is survived by her five children, Sheila York and her husband Ralph of
Salisbury, Michael Green and his wife Julianne of Newburyport, Maureen
Dorr and her grandson John Dorr of Ipswich and Margaret Green of Beverly;
grandmother of ten and great grandmother of six. She will be greatly
missed and infinitely loved. She was the grandmother of the
late Justin O’Leary and sister of the late Mary, Jack, Margaret, Thomas,
Patrick, and Joseph O’Leary.
Her funeral will be held 8 am Tuesday, October 1 from the Whittier-Porter
Funeral Home, 6 High Street, Ipswich followed by the celebration of a
Funeral Mass of Christian Burial at 9 am in the Our Lady of Hope Church, 1
Pineswamp Road, Ipswich. Family and friends are cordially invited.
Visiting hours are 5 to 8 pm Monday. Interment
will be in the New Highland Cemetery, Ipswich.
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