Obituaries

Mike "Kim Boy" Edwards
B: 1958-08-17
D: 2018-08-16
View Details
Edwards, Mike "Kim Boy"
Martha Gardner
B: 1954-02-20
D: 2018-08-15
View Details
Gardner, Martha
Craig Cole
B: 1956-04-05
D: 2018-08-15
View Details
Cole, Craig
Jan Jackson
B: 1952-07-12
D: 2018-08-14
View Details
Jackson, Jan
Suzanne Jackson
B: 1927-12-25
D: 2018-08-13
View Details
Jackson, Suzanne
Dennis Chubb
B: 1952-05-18
D: 2018-08-12
View Details
Chubb, Dennis
Franklin Prashaw
B: 1935-05-25
D: 2018-08-10
View Details
Prashaw, Franklin
Harry Giles
B: 1957-10-01
D: 2018-08-04
View Details
Giles, Harry
William Seguin
B: 1963-05-31
D: 2018-08-01
View Details
Seguin, William
Kenneth Leaf
B: 1967-10-22
D: 2018-07-25
View Details
Leaf, Kenneth
Jane Hall
B: 1960-03-25
D: 2018-07-24
View Details
Hall, Jane
Mary Cree
B: 1935-12-01
D: 2018-07-22
View Details
Cree, Mary
Beverly LaPoint
B: 1936-04-05
D: 2018-07-22
View Details
LaPoint, Beverly
Phillip Benedict
B: 1965-11-29
D: 2018-07-21
View Details
Benedict, Phillip
William Orlando
B: 1938-04-20
D: 2018-07-20
View Details
Orlando, William
Kristen Richards
B: 1993-09-30
D: 2018-07-19
View Details
Richards, Kristen
Lynn Gordon
B: 1957-01-06
D: 2018-07-10
View Details
Gordon, Lynn
Belle Bevins
B: 1955-10-28
D: 2018-07-09
View Details
Bevins, Belle
Katheryn Burnham
B: 1934-08-10
D: 2018-07-08
View Details
Burnham, Katheryn
Wesley Gray
B: 1948-05-30
D: 2018-07-07
View Details
Gray , Wesley
Allan Deon
B: 1949-10-14
D: 2018-07-06
View Details
Deon, Allan

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
100 North Main Street
Massena, NY 13662
Phone: (315) 769-3579
Fax: (315) 769-3570

The Memorial Candle Program has been designed to help offset the costs associated with the hosting this Tribute Website in perpetuity. Through the lighting of a memorial candle, your thoughtful gesture will be recorded in the Book of Memories and the proceeds will go directly towards helping ensure that the family and friends of Hiram Greene can continue to memorialize, re-visit, interact with each other and enhance this tribute for future generations.

Thank you.

Cancel
Select Candle

Obituary for Hiram "Hi" Greene

Hiram Franklin Greene, age 95, died peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Sunday,
February 11th, 2018.

“Hi” was born in Newark, New Jersey on February 9th, 1923 to Mina and Clayton Greene, and
was raised in Port Henry, NY. In 1941, he earned a scholarship to attend Hamilton College, but
his studies were soon put on hold when he enlisted in the Navy Air Corps. Hi proudly flew a
Grumman TBM Avenger torpedo bomber throughout the war years , and aviation would
thereafter always be an important part of his life. After WWII, Hiram returned to college, finished
his degree in 1949, and secured a job working for the Glens Falls Insurance Company.

On May 30th, 1952, he married Mary Ezrow of Churubusco, NY, and together they became
active members of the community in Plattsburgh, NY, where Hiram worked as a manager for the
Continental Insurance Company. In 1962, Hi and Mary purchased the J. W. Webb Agency, Inc.
and moved the family to Massena, NY. Hiram was Governor of the Optimist International Club
District 28 (‘62-’63) and belonged to and served on the boards of various service organizations
throughout his career, including the Masonic Lodge, the Rotary Club, the Salvation Army, and
United Way. Hi loved music and sang with barbershop choruses, and played the organ and
piano by ear. He was an avid aviator, downhill skier, swimmer, and golfer well into his early
eighties.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Mary; his five children, Robert (Bette Bradshaw), Susan
(Robin Fronrath), Nancy, Jeff, and Betsy; his six grandchildren, Katie, Ryan, Josh, Kyle
(Jessica), Erika, and Libby; his great-grandson, Wyatt; and his sister-in-law, Betty Haley.
Final arrangements were entrusted to the care of the Donaldson Funeral Home. There will be
no funeral service or calling hours.

The Greene family would like to thank the compassionate medical professionals at Massena
Memorial Hospital and UVM Medical Center, and the remarkable nurses and staff from St.
Lawrence County Hospice for the loving care and comfort they provided through Hiram’s
end-of-life journey. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Lawrence County Hospice.

Memories and condolences may be shared online at www.donaldsonfh.com
Order Flowers
Recently Shared Condolences
Recently Shared Stories
Recently Shared Photos