MOUNT CARMEL — Olive M. Green, 82, of 244 S. Maple St., passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2013, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, surrounded by her loving family.
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Born Sept. 14, 1930, in Mount Carmel, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Olive (Smith) Mouery.
She was a 1948 graduate of Mount Carmel High School and a 1952 graduate of Bloomsburg State Teachers College with a degree in elementary education.
On July 4, 1952, in First Methodist Church, Mount Carmel, she married Albert Green, who survives.
Olive taught school for six years in Sunbury. She taught sixth grade and became principal of the Fourth Street Elementary School. After raising her children, she went back to teaching in the Mount Carmel Area School District as a reading specialist and a second-grade teacher in Kulpmont until her retirement.
She was a faithful lifetime member of the First United Methodist Church, Mount Carmel, where she served in various positions. She was a member of the National Education Association, the Pennsylvania State Educators Association and was active in the American Association of University Women (AAUW). She was very interested in colonial history.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by her children, Daniel and his wife, Linda Green, of Moylan; James, of Pottstown, and Holly and her husband, Matthew Ficca, of Annapolis, Md; two grandchildren, Andrew and William Green; a brother, William Mouery, of Danville, and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Wier Lucas and George Mouery.
GREEN — Olive M. Green, 82, of 244 S. Maple St., Mount Carmel. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Williard A. Rothermel Funeral Home, Ray W. Rothermel, director, 120 S. Market St., Mount Carmel. Visitation with the family will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Mount Carmel Public Library.
Willard A. Rothermel Funeral Home
120 South Market Street Mount Carmel, PA 17851
Published in The News Item on Mar. 21, 2013