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Edna J. Greene


Edna J. (Curran) Greene, 98, longtime of 215 High Street, Ipswich, died Monday, December 10, 2007 in the Caldwell Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center following her long illness. She was the wife of the late Paul W. Greene.

Born in Ipswich March 22, 1909 she was the daughter of the late Daniel A. and Mary Ann (Chisholm) Curran. Raised in Ipswich she was a graduate of Ipswich High School Class of 1927 and was a  graduate of the Salem Hospital School of Nursing. For forty years  she was employed  as a registered nurse at the former Cable Hospital in Ipswich from which she retired in 1974.

She was a longtime communicant of St. Joseph Church and Our Lady of Hope Parish of Ipswich.

She is survived by a stepson, Alan Greene of Campton, NH; three nephews, Attorney Daniel A. Curran of Adamsville ,RI, Father David A. Curran of Danvers, Peter J. Foster of Manchester-by-the-Sea and a dear friend, Maureen Rice of Ipswich. She was the sister for the late Daniel A. Curran and Elizabeth Foster both of Manchester-by-the-Sea.

A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be offered Thursday 11 am in the Our Lady of Hope Church, Pineswamp Road, Ipswich. followed by entombment in the Main Street Cemetery, Rowley. Family and friends are respectfully welcomed. Arrangements by the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home of Ipswich. Memorial contributions in her name may be made to Missionhurst, 4651 N., 25th St., Arlington, VA 22207.


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