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James Greene

A memorial service will be held at a later date for James “Jim” Greene. Mr. Greene passed away June 4 at home in Lake Wildwood. He was 90.

Mr. Greene was born Sept. 27, 1916 to Godfrey and Georgina (Wilson) Greene in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He graduated from Mission High School in San Francisco.

Jan. 17, 1941 he married Emily Agnes Ryan, in San Francisco.



Mr. Greene worked for Hiller Helicopter, United Airlines and was one of the first 100 people employed by Hewlett Packard, the company from which he retired. In his free time, he was an avid craftsman and photographer.

In Lake Wildwood, he was known as “Mr. Jim” and his friends and neighbors enjoyed him and his famous 4th of July parties, which will be continued by his family.




Mr. Greene is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Mary and Joe Teborek, of Lake Wildwood; grandsons Michael Teborek, of Lake Wildwood, and Matthew Teborek, of Daly City; nephews John Greene, of Placerville, and Gary Greene, of Burlington, Vt. He is also survived by Ashley and Kristy Swindling, to whom he was surrogate grandfather. He was preceded in death by his wife, Emily Greene, in 1996; brother and sister-in-law, Godfrey and Edna Greene; parents, Godfrey and Georgina Greene; brothers-in-law, Joe, Hugh and Cornelius Ryan; mother-in-law, Emily Ryan; and sisters-in-law, Mary Cornelius and Elizabeth “Betty” Ryan.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to your favorite charity.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.


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