Thomas J. Greene Jr., 71, of Warwood Avenue, Wheeling, died October 3, 2001, in the Ohio Valley Medical Center, Wheeling. He was born December 7, 1929, in Wheeling, a son of the late Thomas J. Sr. and Rita Gallaher Greene.
He was a retired employee of the U.S. Postal Service and was a former employee of the Veterans Hospital in Pittsburgh. He was a U.S. Marine Corp veteran of the Korean War and was a member of Corpus Christi Catholic Church, Wheeling.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Ann Korngiver Greene; a daughter, Rita Kerstetter; and a sister, Rita Greene.
Surviving are two daughters, Mary Norwood of Athens, Ohio and Kitty Stealey of Parkersburg, WV; a brother, James U. Greene of Wheeling; five grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff St., Wheeling. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated Saturday at 10 a.m. at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, with the Rev. Eugene Ostrowski as celebrant. Interment in Mt. Calvery Cemetery, Wheeling. Vigil services Friday at 3:30 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to Catholic charities.