PIQUA - Jane E. Greene, 97, formerly of 720 N. Downing St., Piqua, died at 6:20 a.m. Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, at the Piqua Manor Nursing Home.
She was born March 22, 1915, in Marion, Ind., to the late R. Frank and Frances L. (Netter) Albright. She married Frank Greene on April 26, 1945, in New York City, New York; and he preceded her in death July 16, 2003.
Survivors include a daughter, Victoria Miller of Newington, Conn.; a grandson, Booth (Suzanne) Daniels; a great-granddaughter, Abigail Daniels; and three nephews, Steven R. (Karen) Albright of Troy, Randy (Lois) Albright of Piqua and Doug (Rosie) Albright of Daytona Beach, Fla. She was preceded in death by a brother, Frank Albright Jr.
Mrs. Greene was a 1933 graduate of Piqua Central High School, graduated King-Smith Finishing School of Washington, D.C., and the Schuster-Martin School of Drama of Cincinnati. She continued her studies with the famous opera singers, Marta Wittkowska of Chicago and Estelle Liebling of New York and she traveled with the Clare Tree Major Children's Theater. She had been a member of Temple Anshe Emeth,board of directors for the YWCA of Piqua, the Piqua Players for 40 years, and volunteered for the Girl Scouts and as a Grey Lady for Piqua Memorial Medical Center.
A service to honor her life will begin at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home with Rabbi Yoseph Zylberberg presiding. Burial will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 12-1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Temple Anshe Emeth c/o Jamieson & Yannucci, 333 W. High St., Piqua, OH 45356, the YWCA of Piqua, 418 N. Wayne St., Piqua, OH 45356 or the Piqua Public Library, 116 W. High St., Piqua, OH 45356.
Guestbook condolences and expressions of sympathy, to be provided to the family, may be expressed through jamiesonandyannucci.com.
Published in Piqua Daily Call on Jan. 1, 2013