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Vivian F. Greene

June 21, 2022

Visitation: No prior visitation.
Service: A Graveside
Service was held on December 10th. Oct. 10, 1925 – Dec. 2, 2021

Vivian F. Greene, longtime assistant principal at Kenmore West High School, died Dec. 2 in Elderwood Village at Bassett Park, Amherst. She was 96.

Born in Silver Creek, she was a graduate of Kenmore High School, which later became Kenmore West. She earned a bachelor’s degree from the University at Buffalo in 1948 and began teaching business classes at Kenmore High that September.

She went on to receive a master’s degree in education from UB, along with certification as a principal. She was a guidance counselor at Kenmore High, then became assistant principal in 1956. She retired in 1987.

Ms. Greene was active in the Kenmore West Alumni Association and helped organize her 50th class reunion.

She was a past president of the Twentieth Century Club and founding member of its foundation. She also was an officer of Chapter BV of P.E.O. (Philanthropic Educational Organization) International, which provides scholarships and grants for women. She was a dedicated Darwin Martin House volunteer and longtime recording secretary of the Kenmore Antique Study Group.

An avid Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Sabres fan, she held season tickets for both teams for many years. She also was a season ticket holder at Shea’s Performing Arts Center.

Ms. Greene was a world traveler and visited numerous countries on five continents. A dog lover, she adopted three Gordon Setters over the years. She enjoyed exploring genealogy and family history.

Survivors include a niece and several cousins.

A graveside service was held Dec. 10 in Evergreen Lawn Cemetery, Town of Hanover.


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