Greene, M. Wayne – Lochaber
It is with great sadness we announce the death of Melvin
Wayne Greene, age 73, of Lochaber on July 7th
at St. Martha’s Regional Hospital,
Wayne was born in New Glasgow to the late Margaret (Greene)
MacDougall and was raised in East River, St. Mary’s. Wayne
and his wife Gloria raised their daughters in Lochaber, and he was
looking forward to celebrating his 50th wedding
anniversary with his family later this month.
He worked as a heavy equipment operator for most of his life,
retiring from the Department of Transportation in 2005. Dad had a
great sense of humour and enjoyed teasing and carrying on with family
and friends. He was an active volunteer in the Lochaber community and
enjoyed playing cards, going to concerts and car shows, traveling
around the Maritimes, and especially spending time with his family at
During his 5 years with cancer, Dad received excellent care
from the dedicated nurses and doctors from 4th
floor Hematology at the VG, Halifax; St. Martha’s,
Antigonish; and recently the orthopedic unit at the Aberdeen, New
Glasgow. We thank them for their care and compassion.
He is survived by his wife Gloria (MacDonald); daughters,
Alison Clapperton, Antigonish; Robyn (Dan Tully), Truro; Kerri (Jason
Penney), Grand Lake; grandchildren, Jack, Ellie, Sara, Elise; family
members, Marion, Anna, Grace, Jimmy; and a large extended
Predeceased by his mother Margaret (Greene) MacDougall; her
husband, Everette MacDougall; grandmother, Mary (Mosher) Greene and
grandfather, William Greene.
Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held
Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm in C.L. Curry Funeral Home, 135
College Street, Antigonish. Funeral Mass will be held
Thursday at 11:00am in St. Ninian Cathedral. Burial in St.
Patrick’s Cemetery, Lochaber.
In Memoriam, donations to the Lochaber Community Centre or
Cathy’s Place appreciated.
Online condolences: www.clcurry.com
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Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Wayne Greene 19452019..
Décès pour la Ville: Antigonish, Province: Nova Scotia