Obituary for Joseph Richard "Richie" Greene
Joseph Richard “Richie” Greene, age 77, of South Port, NC passed away on January 24, 2018 with his family by his side. He was born in New Haven on September 13, 1940, son of the late Joseph and Ruth Dorman Greene. Richie is survived by his companion, the love of his life, Barbara Defelice of NC, his son NHFD Richard (Kimberly) Greene of West Haven, his daughter Debra (Dave) Gilhuly of West Haven, his sisters Peggy Edgington and Kathy Malinconico both of FL and Patty (Mike) Napoletano of West Haven. He is also survived by his grandchildren, NHPD Michael Criscuolo, Zach Gilhuly, Alexis Gilhuly and Richard Greene and his former wife Stella Greene. He was predeceased by his son Michael Greene and his brother Tommy Greene.
Richie was retired from the Teamsters Union and P & G Motor freight, where he worked with his family. He was a gifted athlete and an avid golfer. His favorite place to be was on the golf course. He also enjoyed watching his boys play hockey.
The hours for visitation will be Tuesday from 4- 7 pm at the West Haven Funeral Home at the Green. Interment will be private. Donations in his memory may be made to the Michael Greene Hockey Scholarship Fund, West Haven Penalty Box Club 94 Chestnut St. West Haven, CT. 06516.