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Dr. Russel E. Greco

AGE: 83 • Spring Lake

Dr. Russel E. Greco, MD passed away on July 31, 2017. He was 83. Born in Kearny he retired to Spring Lake in 2007. Visiting will be on Monday August 7, 2017 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Armitage Wiggins Funeral Home 596 Belgrove Drive, Kearny. Mass Tuesday at 11 a.m. in Queen of Peace Church in North Arlington and burial will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery.

Russel was the Chief Medical Examiner at the Essex County Medical Examiners office and was a Deputy Police Chief Surgeon both in Newark. He was on the medical staff of Clara Mass and St. Joseph Hospitals. He was a 42 year commissioned Army Lt. Col. specializing in Military Intelligence and for 19 years served on the board of the U.S. Army Faculty and General Staff College in Fort Leavenworth, Ky. He was also on the Coast Guard Auxiliary for 34 years. An active member of Kearny republican politics, he served many years on the planning Board.

Dr. Greco is survived by his loving sister Patricia Ann Parentela and was the beloved Uncle of Russel and Judith Parentela and their children; Leah Marie and Russel T.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Aug. 2, 2017
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