NAUGTAUCK — Anne Marie Greene, 85, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017 in the VITAS unit at St. Mary’s Hospital. She was the wife of the late William A. Greene.
Mrs. Greene was born June 29, 1932 in Stamford, the daughter of the late John C. and Helen M. (Grabowski) Smolinski. She was a longtime Naugatuck resident moving from Stamford in 1975. She worked for Electrolux for many years and after her retirement worked as a receptionist at her daughter’s beauty salon, Self Image. She was a devoted grandmother and great-grandmother who enjoyed taking her family to Electrolux company gatherings, babysitting her grandchildren. In addition to spending time with her family, Mrs. Greene enjoyed playing Bingo and going to the casino. Her first plane ride was with her siblings in which they flew to Las Vegas for a family getaway.
Mrs. Greene is survived by her brothers, William Smolinski of Stamford and Edward Smolinski of Florida; her sisters, Jane Krajewski and her husband, Andrew, of Florida and Paula Hartlet of Milford; her grandchildren, Victoria Prickett and her husband, Roger, of Florida, Cheryl Waters and her husband, Rich, of Watertown, Everett Johnson Jr. of Branford, Shannon Lopes and her fiancé, James Sitar, of Naugatuck, and Nina Lynn Altieri of Waterbury; her greatgrandchildren, Mason, Ethan, Nicholas, Jesse, Shawn, Ricky, Joey, Julia, Britney and Kyle; sons-in-laws Everett Johnson Sr. of Florida and Scott Linhard of Waterbury; grandson-in-law, Pedro Lopes of Naugatuck, and granddaughter-in-law, Mickie Johnson of Oakville; as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins. Besides her husband and her parents, Mrs. Greene is predeceased by her daughters, Linda Johnson and Kathleen Linhard; her brothers, John and Theodore Smolinski; her sister, Elsie Buckett; and her brother-in-law, George Hartlet.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017 at 11 a.m. at the Alderson-Ford Funeral Home of Naugatuck, 201 Meadow St., Naugatuck. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the start of the service. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Assoc., 5 Brookside Drive, Wallingford, CT 06492 or the Harold Leever Regional Cancer Center, 1075 Chase Pkwy, Waterbury, CT 06708.
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