Obituary of Jeanne H. Greenhalgh
Monday, April 1, 2019, Jeanne Hughes Greenhalgh, 90, of Marietta, NY, died peacefully at Upstate Hospital surrounded by family. Born in Syracuse NY, she attended Syracuse University receiving a Bachelor’s in Fine Arts, and was a member of Gamma Phi Sorority. She married Russell W. Greenhalgh, MD in 1950, who predeceased her in 2004. Jeanne volunteered for the Red Cross and lived at Mills College, CA, immediately following her wedding while her husband went off to fight in Korea. She was a devoted member at St. Paul's Episcopal Church - Syracuse where she co-chaired the Flower Guild for many years, was a member of the Women of St. Paul’s, helped with Wednesday soup lunches and served as an usher. She loved to sail, snow ski (downhill and cross country), horseback ride, paint, travel, attend Oasis classes, and play tennis. All who knew Jeanne, admired her kindness, generosity and devotion to friends and family.
Jeanne is survived by her one brother, Edward C. Hughes, Jr, MD (Marcia) of Tahoe City, CA. Her children; Marion L. Greenhalgh of Marietta, NY, David G. Greenhalgh, MD (Kathy) of Davis, CA, Richard E. Greenhalgh (Laura) of DeWitt and Elizabeth “Lil” J. Greene (Timothy) of DeWitt; six grandchildren, Rachel Bentley (Matthew), Karina Greenhalgh, Sarah Greenhalgh, Alexis Greenhalgh, Lyndsey Herbert (Matthew) and Kathryn Greene; along with two great grandchildren.
Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, April 6, 2019 at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 220 East Fayette Street, Syracuse, with the burial earlier at Oakwood Cemetery for the family only. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, April 5, at the Fairchild & Meech DeWitt Chapel, 3690 Erie Blvd East, DeWitt. There will be a reception following the service at the Church.
Contributions may be made to St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Syracuse.