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Betty Jean (Playfair) Greene

February 19, 1922 ~ July 7, 2019 (age 97)

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Betty Jean Greene, 97 of Greensburg, passed away Sunday, July 7, 2019  in Nature Park Commons.

She was born February 19, 1922 in Greensburg, a daughter of  the late James Henderson Playfair and Hester Mae (Ludwick) Playfair.

Betty graduated from University of Pittsburgh with a Degree in Nursing. Prior to retiring she worked as a registered nurse for Allegheny Hospital and Westmoreland Hospital.
She was a member of The Eastern Star. Betty was an active volunteer with the Red Cross Blood Drives. She was also an active member of the First Christian Church Disciples of Christ in Greensburg.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Richard Adams Tourney and son, Richard Alfred Tourney; a sister, Jane Enmark; brother, James H. Playfair Jr.; and husband, Benson W. Greene Jr.

Betty is survived by her son, Benson W. Greene III and his wife, Lori and granddaughter, Sarah R. Greene.

Honoring Betty's wishes services will be private and interment will be in Hillview Cemetery, Greensburg.

Memorial Donations may be made in Betty's memory to First Christian Church 134 Mathews St Greensburg PA 15601.

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134 Matthews Drive, Greensburg PA 15601

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