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Barbara J. Greeley

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Barbara J. Greeley Obituary
Barbara J. (Dyer)
Greeley, 81
PORTLAND - Barbara J. (Dyer) Greeley, 81, formerly of Stevens Avenue, died on Wednesday, July 22, 2015, at the Monarch Center in Saco. Born in Portland on June 24, 1934, Barbara was the daughter of the late Sumner and Lenora (Collins) Dyer. She graduated from Deering High School class of 1952, and attended Casco Bay College and Westbrook College.
Barbara married Martin J. Greeley on July 3, 1954. Together, they made their home on Stevens Avenue where they raised six children.
Barbara was employed as a commercial loan officer with Peoples Heritage Bank in Portland for over 20 years, retiring in 1996.
She was a longtime communicant and of St. Patrick's Church where she was a member of the church choir. She was a member of the Red Hat Society, and secretary of the Irish American Club. Above all else, Barbara was a devoted wife, mother, and nana. Her greatest joys in life were when she was spending time with her family.
Barbara was predeceased by her beloved husband of 32 years, Martin J. Greeley; and her sister, Arlene Baker. She is survived by her loving children, Martin T. Greeley and wife Ellen of Goffstown, N.H., Joseph Greeley and wife Jennifer Zorn of South Portland, Kathryn Prescott and husband Paul of Frederick, Md., Dan Greeley of Cumberland, Theresa Greeley of Dayton, and Michael Greeley and wife Susan of Salem, N.H.; also survived by 17 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and brothers Ronald C. Dyer and wife Kathy of Gray, and David Dyer of Gray.
Visiting hours will be held on Friday, July 24, 2015, from 4-7 p.m. at Conroy-Tully Crawford Funeral Home, 172 State St., Portland. Prayers will be recited at the funeral home on Saturday, July 25, 2015, at 8:15 a.m., followed by a 9 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Pius X Church, 492 Ocean Ave., Portland. Burial to follow at New Calvary Cemetery, Broadway, South Portland. To view Barbara's memorial page or to share an online condolence, please visit

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Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram from July 24 to July 25, 2015
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