Clara E. Greene, 88, of Danielson, CT passed away peacefully at her home after a long illness on Monday, August 31, 2020. She was born on January 12, 1932 in Woodstock, CT to George Hazzard and Maude (Brown) Hazzard. She spent her childhood there. She was a member and elder of the Nipmuc Tribe. She married the love of her life Everett Greene Jr. in 1966 who predeceased her. She received her GED and worked for several manufacturing companies including American Optical, Acme Cotton and American White Cross. She retired as a “grandmother” from Stepping Stones @ QVCC. She was a hard working mother who loved her family, and spending time with them. She enjoyed reading, watching soap operas, cruises, shopping, puzzles, board games, playing cards and cooking, and donated avidly to several foundations throughout her life.
She is predeceased by 14 siblings and one son Roger F. Henries. She leaves her son Charles Henries III, her daughter Denise (Henries) Lewis and son in law Joseph. Seven grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and one great great grandchild, as well as one sister Gladys Kilgore of CA. And also two sister in laws Evelyn Wade and Barbara Davis, and one brother in law Pedro Clarke, several cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. In lieu of flowers please send donations to: Hospice of Northeast Connecticut, PO BOX 632 or American Diabetes Association, 306 Industrial Park Road, Suite 105, Middletown, CT 06457 or Breast Cancer Research Foundation 28 West 44th Street, Suite 609 New York, NY 10036. A Graveside Funeral Service will be held Saturday, September 5, 2020 at 1:00 PM at Grove Street Cemetery, Putnam, CT. Share a memory at www.smithandwalkerfh.com