The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

November 1, 2013

Wilda Greco

Star Beacon

GENEVA — Wilda "Anne" Greco, age 86, of Geneva, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, at Kindred Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pa.

She was born July 3, 1927, in Frostburg, Md., to Anastasia (Rafferty) and Herman Phillips and married Louis Greco on August 28, 1954 in Frostburg, Md. Anne was a graduate of Beall High School in Frostburg, Md. and she graduated from the cadet program at the Sacred Heart School of Nursing in Cumberland, Md. She did her post-graduate work at the Polyclinic in New York City, studying operating room management. 

She was an instructor at the Arthur Murray Dance School for several years. Anne was employed at Geneva Memorial Hospital over 35 years as an OR Supervisor and retired in 1991.

A member of Assumption Church, she was an avid reader and enjoyed baking, especially her infamous cookies. Anne enjoyed her monthly lunches with her retired nurse friends and the many stories and conversations she shared with her grandchildren. She loved spending time with her family.  

She is survived by her daughters, Mary Susan (Bob) Trombulak of Franklin Park, Pa. and Anne Marie (Johan) Greco-Meinke of Millvale, Pa.; grandchildren, Mark (Jaclyn) Trombulak of Mars, Pa. and Marie (Javan) Ring of Ross Township, Pa.; great-grandchildren, Roman and Antonio Trombulak; brother, Joseph (Norma) Phillips of Saybrook, Ohio; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Louis A. Greco; her parents; brothers, Glenn H. Phillips and Edward G. "Sonny" Phillips; sisters, M. Jane Fram and Margaret "Susie" Metzler; brothers-in-law, Garner "Skinny" Fram and Gerald Metzler; and sister-in-law, Kathleen Phillips.

Friends will be received from 2 to 5 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 3rd, at THE BEHM FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 175 S. Broadway, Geneva.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11 a.m., Monday, Nov. 4th, at Assumption Catholic Church, 594 W. Main St., Geneva. Final resting place will be Evergreen Cemetery in Geneva. 

Contributions may be made to a charity of one's choice.

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