SMETHPORT - Thomas S. Greene, 59, of Smethport, died Monday (July 22, 2013) in the Bradford Manor, Bradford.
He was born Jan. 16, 1954, in Port Allegany, a son of Wallace W. and Kathleen N. Brodfuehrer Greene. On Feb. 14, 2013, in the Smethport Christian & Missionary Alliance Church, he married Catherine A. Jones, who survives.
Mr. Greene was a 1972 graduate of Smethport Area Junior-Senior High School and served in the U.S. Army and Navy.
He was a barker/fork lift operator, employed by McDowell Lumber Co.
Mr. Greene was a member of the DAV and the Fraternal Order of Police.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by three daughters, Elizabeth Myers and Stephanie Gifford, both of Smethport, and Jennifer Murray of Erie; one son, Phillip Murray of Bradford; 16 grandchildren; three sisters, Elizabeth G. Sweet of Bradford, Rose Marie Jackson of Warren, and Theresa Ann Robinson of Shinglehouse; three brothers, David W. Greene of Germany, Larry A. Greene of Albion and Raymond E. Greene of Smethport; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, John P. Greene; and a sister, Karen Schneider.
Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes Inc., 2 Bank St., Smethport, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday with the Rev. B.J. Simms officiating. Committal will be in St. Elizabeth Cemetery, Smethport. Military honors will be accorded by the American Legion, Bucktail Post #138 of Smethport.
Memorials may be made to the DAV Transportation Network, Erie VA Medical Center, 135 East 38th St., Erie, PA 16504.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes Inc., Smethport.
Online condolences may be made at www.hartle-tarboxfuneralhomes.com