Helen I. (Murray) Greene

Published on Wednesday, 13 March 2019 20:03


Helen I. (Murray) Greene, 89, of Bristol, passed away peacefully at Bristol Hospital on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, surrounded by her loving family.

Helen was born on April 20, 1929, in London, England to the late Andrew and Matilda Murray. Helen was born and raised in London during WWII. She later moved to Brooklyn, N.Y., after having her three daughters. While in N.Y., she gave birth to her son, Mark. Helen moved to Bristol and enjoyed over 20 years of service as a ward secretary at the Bristol Hospital until she retired. Helen enjoyed taking long walks, going to the East Side Restaurant with her friends and family as well as Mohegan Sun, but most of all, spending time with her loving family. Helen always had a cup of tea every day, her favorite movie was The Sound of Music and her favorite quote to say was, “I’m as old as my tongue, and a little bit older than my teeth.”

Helen is survived by her son, Mark Anthony Greene of Bristol; her three daughters, Janette Greene of Waterbury, Sharon Esau and her husband, Jay, of New Jersey, Pamela Greene of Bloomfield; Helen is survived by seven grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Helen was predeceased by her grandson, Derrick James Greene.

Funeral Services will be private and at the convenience of the family. Funk Funeral Home, 35 Bellevue Ave., Bristol, is assisting the family. Visit Helen’s memorial website at  www.FunkFuneralHome.com .

Posted in The Bristol Press, on Wednesday, 13 March 2019 20:03. Updated: Wednesday, 13 March 2019 20:05.