SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

August 23, 2013

Martin H. Greene, 86


Beverly, MA — Martin H. Greene, 86, of Peabody, Mass., formerly of Malden, Mass., entered eternal rest on August 21, 2013, at Ledgewood Rehabilitation Center, Beverly, Mass., following a lengthy battle with Parkinson’s. Marty was surrounded by his loving family, and many of the Ledgewood staff who so wonderfully cared for him for the last two years. Devoted husband, for over 64 years, of Dorothy (Berman) Greene. Beloved father of Michael Greene and his wife, Donna, (Highland Beach, Fla.), Phyllis Greene and her husband, Jose Varon, of Lexington, Mass., and Larry Greene and his wife, Susan, of Hollis, N.H. Dear grandfather of Ivy Babbitt and her husband, Mark, Evan Greene and his wife, Marlo, Lianon Close and her husband, Jerald, Alexandra Greene-Deutsch, and Taylor and Olivia Greene. Dear step-grandfather of Shannah and Isaac Varon. Proud great-grandfather of Brady and McKenna Babbitt, Isla Close, and Oliver and Lucy Greene.

ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral services at the Goldman Funeral Chapel, 174 Ferry St. (off Route 60), Malden on Friday, August 23, 2013, at 10 a.m. Interment to follow at the Ezrath Israel Cemetery, Danvers. Condolence calls may be made following the interment, at the Greene Varon residence, 546 Concord Ave., Lexington, Mass., until 4:30 p.m. on Friday, between 4 and 9 p.m. on Sunday, August 25, and between 5 and 9 p.m. on Monday, August 26. Shiva minyan will be held Sunday and Monday evening at 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in Martin’s memory may be made to the Peabody Council on Aging, Community Life Center, 79 Central St., Peabody, MA 01960, or to the Resident Council at Ledgewood Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center, 87 Herrick St., Beverly, MA 01915. For online condolence or directions, www.goldmanfc.com.