Eleanor M. (Perkins) Greene, 83, formerly of Colonial Drive
Ipswich, wife of the late Maxwell Greene, died Wednesday,
February 13, 2013 in the Kaplan Family Hospice House, Danvers,
following her long illness.
Born in Beverly October 18, 1929 daughter of the late Charles H.
and Sarah T. (Brock) Perkins, she was raised in Beverly, a 1947
graduate of Beverly public schools. As a young woman she was
employed as a customer service secretary for First Jersey
Securities in Danvers and later worked at Continental
Cablevision in Danvers from which she retired in 1992. In 1996
she married Maxwell Greene in Buck’s Harbor, ME on the Schooner
Victory Chimes and they soon made their home at her recent
Colonial Drive address.
She was a member of the First Church in Ipswich and Heard
Chapter #94 Order of Eastern Star. She was a former member and
Worthy Matron of the Marblehead Salem O.E.S.
Eleanor loved her family and her cats. She was an avid
seamstress and enjoy knitting and crocheting for her family. She
is survived by her daughter, Maureen D. Gallant and her favorite
son in law Norbert of Rowley; three sons, Richard E. Damato and
his wife Pamela of Georgetown, James P. Damato and his wife
Janet of North Beverly, and William K. Damato and his wife
Laurie of Port Charlotte, FL, sixteen grandchildren, Matthew,
Justin, James Andrew, Evan, John Paul and Sarah Damato, Carolyn
MacPherson, Corie Marino, Brad, Ryan, and Adam Gallant,
Stephanie and Brenda Greene, Justin Rhuda, Alyssa Feener
Jessica Feener Unis and five great grandchildren. She was the
sister of the late Charles H. Perkins formerly of CA and Robert
E. Perkins, Lt. Col. USAF formerly of Lancaster, NH.
Her funeral service will be held 11 am Tuesday, February 19 in
the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home, 6 High Street, Ipswich,
followed by burial in the Wenham Cemetery, Wenham. Family and
friends are respectfully welcomed. Visiting hours are Monday 4
to 7 pm. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in her name
may be made to Hospice of the North Shore & Greater Boston, 75
Sylvan Street, Suite B-102., Danvers, MA 01923.