Kenneth Greene

Obituary of Kenneth H. Greene

Kenneth H. "Deke" Greene Jr., 50, of Unity Township, passed away Thursday, February 28, 2013 in Excela Health Latrobe Hospital. He was born March 31, 1962 in Latrobe, a son of Kenneth H. Sr. and Joan L. (Dunlap) Greene of Derry. Ken was a 1980 graduate of Derry High School, received his bachelor's degree from California University of PA and his masters degree from Gannon University. He was employed as a senior high school teacher with the Penn Hills School District. His life was devoted to music, playing the guitar and bagpipes. He was a veteran of the US Air Force where he played in the Military Band of Flight and also was a member of the "Pour Souls" band. He was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Irwin Smith Jr., and an aunt, Shirley "Bosh" Greene. He is survived by his wife, Kristi J. (Smith) Greene who he married on June 12, 1982, two sons, Kyle Kenneth Greene and his wife Lindsay of Sims, IN, and Graham Henry Greene and his girlfriend Samantha Shurie of Unity Township, four grandchildren: Kaegn, Beren, and Sebastian Greene, and Lillian Grace Davidson, his brother Kevin S. Greene of Derry, his sister, Molly A. Takitch and her husband David of Youngstown, his mother-in-law, Carol C. Smith of Lakeland, FL, his brother-in-law Kenneth Smith of Lakeland, FL, his sister-in-law, Connie Smith Raymond and her husband Rick of Hastings, MI, nieces and nephews: Katie and Abigail Greene, Gabrielle and Benjamin Takitch, Taylor and Max Raymond, and Matthew and Gabriel Smith, and several aunts, uncles, and cousins. Friends will be received from 12 noon until 2 and 4 to 6 PM Sunday in the Hartman-Graziano Funeral Home, Inc. 1500 Ligonier Street in Latrobe. Funeral services and interment will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Assoc. P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312 or at www.diabetes.org. Online condolences can be made at www.hartman-grazianofuneralhome.com.
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Monday
4
March

Visitation

Monday, March 4, 2013
Hartman-Graziano Funeral Home, Inc.
1500 Ligonier Street
Latrobe, Pennsylvania, United States
Monday
4
March

Private Service

10:00 am
Monday, March 4, 2013
Hartman-Graziano Funeral Home, Inc.
1500 Ligonier Street
Latrobe, Pennsylvania, United States
Monday
4
March

Visitation

12:00 pm
Monday, March 4, 2013
Monday
4
March

Unity Cemetery

12:00 pm
Monday, March 4, 2013
Unity Cemetery
114 Chapel Lane
Unity Township, Pennsylvania, United States
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