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Helen L. Diller Vacation Home for Blind Children will host a Community Open House on Saturday, May 28
GCHS v GHS Alumni Softball Game Tonight at 6 PM at Johnson Blvd LL Field

Mike Greene of Mantua/Gloucester City; Operating Engineers, GCHS Alum, Vietnam War Vet, Softball Player


On May 17, 2022. Age 79. Of Mantua. Formerly of Gloucester City. Loving father of Michael S. Greene, Jr. (Christina), Beth Ann Perrone (Mark) and Brian Greene Screen Shot 2022-05-20 at 13.30.45 (Julie). Cherished grandfather of Michael III, Kyle, Olivia, Karlee, Logan, Daniel and Dominic. Beloved son of Ruth Greene (nee Sweeney) and the late Herbert I. Greene. Loving brother of Susan Vittorelli, Larry Greene, Ruthanne Greene and the late Stephen Greene. Also survived by his former wife Marie DeVone (nee Leafey) and dear friend, Neil Campbell.

Mike was a graduate of Gloucester Catholic High School class of 1960. He went on to proudly serve our country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. Mike was a 30-year member of Local 825 as an operating engineer. He was an avid softball player in the Gloucester City Men’s League; a member of The Breakfast Club, and Ray Ford Oldtimers. 

Relatives and friends are invited to his viewings on Sunday evening, May 22nd from 5 to 7 PM and again on Monday morning, May 23rd from 10 to 11 AM at the McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, 851 Monmouth St., Gloucester City. Funeral service Monday at 11 AM in the funeral home. Interment with U.S Military Honors will follow in Gloucester County Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery, Monroe Twp.

Condolences and Memories may be shared at under the obituary of Michael S. Greene, Sr. Funeral Arrangements and Inquires through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City  Ph:856-456-1142.

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2007-08 photo of Breakfast Club members, from left, Jack Bowe, Bill Cleary, Butch Shaffer, and Mike Greene

Screen Shot 2022-05-20 at 19.41.112007-08 photo of Breakfast Club members from left, Al DiGiacomo, Joe Boulden, Bill Gross and Mike Greene, (standing)Butch Shaffer, Gary Marcucci, Joe Miller, Joe DiGiacomo

Screen Shot 2022-05-20 at 19.33.262007-08 photo of Breakfast Club members, (left) Butch Shaffer, Ron Raube, Lannie Letzgus, (right) Mike Greene, Gary Gross, Harry Blymer