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Joseph N. GREENE Jr.

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GREENE, Joseph N. Jr. Joseph N. Greene, Jr., "Jerry", beloved husband of the late Kitty Greene, died peacefully on September 26, 2010, in Essex, CT. He is survived by his children Nancy, Lila, Joanna and John Greene, his step-daughter Susan O`Hara-Brill, eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. After graduating from Yale University in 1941, he served his country in the Foreign Service for 32 years. Upon leaving the State Department, he continued to encourage reflection on international policy as Director of the Seven Springs Conference Center and as a founding member of the Southern Connecticut Committee on Foreign Relations. He was also active in local community organizations including High Hopes Therapeutic Riding, St. Ann's Episcopal Church, and Essex Meadows Retirement Community. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Monday (October 4, 2010) at St. Ann`s Episcopal Church, 82 Shore Road, Old Lyme, Connecticut. Memorial contributions may be made to High Hopes Therapeutic Riding Inc., 36 Town Woods Rd., Old Lyme, CT 06371, to the Essex Meadows Employee Appreciation Fund, 30 Bokum Rd., Essex CT 06426, or to St. Ann`s Episcopal Church. Arrangements by the Robinson, Wright & Weymer Funeral Home in Centerbrook.

Published in The Hartford Courant on Sept. 30, 2010
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