Suzanne Fullerton Greene
Newark—90, died peacefully Friday (October 30, 2015) at the Jewish Home of CNY in Syracuse.
A funeral service will be held at 11 A.M. on Friday (Nov. 6) at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 400 S. Main St., Newark. Burial will be in Newark Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Floyd and Suzanne Memorial Scholarship Fund, @ Newark Central School, 100 E. Miller St. Newark, NY 14513.
Suzanne was born on September 10, 1925 in Syracuse the daughter of the late Chester and Lilah Dibble Fullerton. After graduation from Nottingham High School in Syracuse, she trained as a medical secretary and worked in that capacity at Crouse Hospital in Syracuse.
In 1948, Suzanne married Floyd “Bud” Greene. In 1950, Floyd accepted teaching and coaching positions in Newark, NY, where they shared 61 years together raising their three children and enjoying time spent with family and friends.
Suzanne retired from Newark Central Schools in early 1980's after spending many years working with children as a classroom aide and in the school library. She also served for many years as a swimming instructor and life guard at the Newark High School.
During her retirement, Suzanne enjoyed playing bridge, volunteer work, spending time with her grandchildren, knitting and other hand work. She was an avid reader and a past member of the Tuesday Club. Suzanne was an active member of St. Mark's Episcopal Church, serving in many capacities over the years.
She is survived by her children Robert of Cadillac, MI, Timothy (Elizabeth) of Syracuse and Joanne Brumm of Genoa; grandchildren Jenna, Adam, Nicholas, Alissa, Lyndsey and Kathryn; four great-grandchildren; a brother Norman Fullerton of Myrtle Beach, SC. Predeceased by her husband Floyd “Bud” in 2011, sister Nan and brother Bruce, son-in-law Steven Brumm, daughter-in-law Paula Greene. .