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Eugene Greek


1923 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
GREEK, EUGENE LEWIS; of Waterford; died July 5, 2014. He was 91. Born July 3, 1923 in Coal Bluff, Indiana to the late Eugene D. and Rosa Anna (nee: Sills) Greek. He married the late Patricia (nee: Gibbons) Greek on January 17, 1944 in Ft. Wayne, Indiana. He is survived by one daughter, Susan (Ronald) Bieri; five grandchildren, Sean (Sophia Raptis) Bieri, Rebecca Bieri, Mark Bieri, Brian (Katie) Bieri and David (Carey) Brown; six great grandchildren, Michayla, Andrew, Emily and Benjamin Bieri and Maia and Shannon Brown; one great great grandson, Brycen Lewis; niece, Kathleen LaBrosse and several nieces and nephews in Indiana; also survived by his beloved dog, Casper; preceded in death by one daughter, Janis Brown. Eugene was a veteran of the U.S. Army-Air Corp having served in the European Theatre, 437th Troop Carrier Command. Sgt. Greek flew many missions including Operations “OVERLORD” and “MARKET GARDEN”. He retired from Michigan Bell Telephone after 36 years and was a member of the Telephone Pioneers. He was a member of the American Legion Post #25 Campbell-Richmond, Clarkston and was a Past President of the Waterford Lions Club, Past President of the Wyandotte Kiwanis and Chairman of the Southern Wayne County Chamber of Commerce. He volunteered with Junior Achievement. Visitation will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at St. Benedict Catholic Church (80 S. Lynn, Waterford) until the Mass of the Resurrection at 10:30 a.m. Rite of Committal to follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Pontiac. Family will receive friends on Tuesday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. at COATS FUNERAL HOME – WATERFORD with a Rosary at 7 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Michigan Animal Rescue League, St. Benedict Parish or your . To send a condolence, please visit www.CoatsFuneralHome.com/Obituaries
Published in The Oakland Press on July 8, 2014
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