Greene, Martha

Thu, Jun 18, 2009 - Wellsville Daily Reporter


Martha L. Greene, 94, passed away Wednesday (June 17, 2009) at Wellsville Manor Care Center.
Mrs. Greene was born Jan. 13, 1915, in Fairmont, W.Va., to Ernest C. and Mavia M. (Johnson) Nuzum. She was a 1931 graduate of East Fairmont Senior High. On Nov. 9, 1940, in Fairmont, W.Va., she married E. Carlton Greene, who predeceased her April 13, 1991.
Martha is survived by three sons, Edward (Susan) Greene of Midlothian, Va., James (Jane) Greene of Derry, N.H. and William (Sheila) Greene of Andover; a daughter, Martha Boyer of Andover; two brothers, Robert Nuzum of Sylvania, Ohio and John Nuzum of Fairmont, W.Va.; a sister, Wilda Musgrove of Columbus, Ohio; 10 grandchildren, Daniel (Michelle) Greene, Sarah (David) Goode, Emily Greene, Megan Greene, Melissa (Robert) Jasper, Robyn (Mat) Hanon, William (Denise) Greene, Stacey (Eric) Taylor, Sean Boyer and Melanie Boyer; 13 great-grandchildren; two special friends, Lynn Bunke and Allison Midgley; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by two brothers, Willard Nuzum and Noel Nuzum, and two sisters, Mildred Henry and Sarah Dodd.
Martha was a proud homemaker and to her children, “Mom was an Angel.” She was well-known in the area for her skills in sewing, upholstery, knitting, crocheting and painting. Additionally, she loved gardening, growing flowers and landscaping her yard. She was a longtime member of Andover Presbyterian Church.
Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. Friday at Baker-Swan Funeral Home in Andover. The funeral service will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday at Andover Presbyterian Church with Rev. Dean Bembower officiating. Burial will follow in Valley Brook Cemetery, Andover.
Memorial contributions in Martha’s name may be made to Andover Presbyterian Church, PO Box 773, Andover, NY 14806.