Mary A. Greer, 96, Henderson

HENDERSON, NY — Mary A. Greer, 96, formerly of Henderson and Saratoga  Springs, died Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, at Samaritan Keep Home, Watertown, NY.

Her funeral service will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3, at the Piddock Funeral Home, Adams, NY.  Burial will follow in the Maplewood Cemetery, Mannsville, NY.  Calling hours will be 1 to 5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 2, at the funeral home.

Mary was born Jan. 13, 1923, in Syracuse, NY, daughter of Charles E. and Edith M. (VanEpps) Beeman, she graduated from Blodgett Vocational High School, Syracuse.

She was a switchboard operator for Syracuse Transit.

She married Richard A. Greer Sr. in April 1941. The couple lived in Syracuse and Weedsport, NY.

Mary moved to Henderson in 1954 and later to Clifton Park.  In 1972 she moved to Saratoga Springs where she worked as a security dispatcher at Skidmore College. She lived there until 2008 when she moved to Richmond VA.  In 2011 she moved to Dallas TX and then in 2017 she moved to the Samaritan Keep Home in Watertown.

She is survived by two sons Grattan A. Greer (Theresa LaSalle), Dallas TX, Richard (Marlene) Greer, Rockwall TX; two daughters Edith Roof, Pulaski, Patti Hoan, Adams; six grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren and three great great grandchildren.

She is predeceased by a sister, Beatrice Beeman.

Mary enjoyed crocheting, her cats, sending and receiving greeting cards, playing Bocci Ball, bowling and traveling with her sister.

She was a member of the Henderson Methodist Church and former member of the Henderson Grange, International Order of Good Templars and Women’s Society of Christian Service.

Donations in her memory may be made to the SPCA Estherville Animal Shelter, 100 Russell Road, Greenfield Center, NY 12833 or the Mannsville Methodist Church, Mannsville, NY 13661.

Arrangements are with the Piddock Funeral Home Inc, Adams, NY.

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