Surrounded by family and friends, Audrey Greenlee passed away peacefully Tuesday, October 22, 2013, in her home in Waynesburg.
Mrs. Greenlee, born in Pittsburgh, was a daughter of Edward and Elizabeth Huchel.
After working as a lab technician in his medical office, she married Dr. Daniel Paul Greenlee March 20, 1937. They moved to Waynesburg in 1949, where they made their home near the hospital in which Dr. Greenlee practiced. He passed away in March 2005.
She was very active in the community, volunteering her time at Greene County Memorial Hospital, Eva K. Bowlby Library and the Waynesburg Senior Citizen Center.
Mrs. Greenlee enjoyed reading, needlework, playing bridge, baking, but most of all, her family.
Her loving household was home to her children, Bill (Barb), Tom (Martha), Janet (Kay) Rohanna, Betsy, Nancy “Pinky” (Lonn) Jackson, Mary Jane “Tuner” (John) Markle, Paula (Steve Winter), John (Natalie), Marte (Dennis) Dobosh and Margie (Jerry) Howard. All of her children survive, with the exception of Bill, who passed away in 2010.
In addition to all the neighborhood children, friends and extended family, she and her husband also welcomed foster children, foreign exchange students and medical residents into their home.
Her 18 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren enjoyed her play room, nursery rhymes and overflowing cookie jar.
Mr. and Mrs. Greenlee were fortunate to have loving and caring neighbors, Katy and Dr. Jer Yuan Tsai, who were “adopted” by the family and provided wonderful care for Mrs. Greenlee.
Longtime friend and neighbor, Irene Gapen, regularly visited Mrs. Greenlee. Her compassionate caregivers, Lori Rose, Joy Kerr and Fern Weaver, provided daily care and love.
In accordance with her wishes, her body was donated to the University of Pittsburgh Medical School. Memorial service details to be announced.
To honor her wonderful life, please make a donation to your favorite charity.