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Greene, Joseph Gordon July 16, 1941 - March 11, 2023

Joseph Gordon Greene (Bucky), 81 of Hackettstown passed away Saturday, March 11, 2023 at Genesis Healthcare in Parsippany, NJ.

Joe was born on July 16, 1941 in Portland, Maine to the late Joseph and Margaret (Gordon) Greene. In addition to his parents, Bucky was preceded in death by sisters, Judy Baker and Nancy Greene.
Joe was a veteran of the US Air Force from 1959 to 1963. He was a member of the American Legion of Hackettstown, NJ Post #164. He was previously employed at AM Best in Oldwick, NJ as a computer programmer for many years until retirement.
Joe was an avid reader of Historical World War ll novels, a NY Giants and Yankee fan, and enjoyed weight lifting and telling tall-tails to his little ones.
He is  survived by his wife, Linda (Harvey), children John of North Port, Fl., James and wife Nicole (Ciangiulla) of Hillsborough, NJ, Krissy and granddaughter Heather Maguire of Hackettstown, Nicolette Filippone of Cliffside Park, NJ.  Also, sister Barbara Greene of Virginia and various nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be Thursday March 16 at Cochran Funeral Home, 905 High Street, Hackettstown, NJ from 4-8 PM.
For those desiring, donations may be made to the American Legion Post #164 Willow Grove Street, Hackettstown, NJ in memory of Joe (Bucky).


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    Joy Snyder says

    Linda and family. So very sorry to learn of the passing of Joe.. Memories over the years of all of us living in the “hood” and always being good friends. My Sincere Condolences…..Joy Snyder

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    Laura Muschkat says

    Mr Greene was the sweetest, kindest man I ever had the pleasure of knowing. Mrs Greene, Krissy and Heather, you are all in my thoughts and prayers as you navigate this extremely difficult time. You have my deepest sympathies and love.

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