Laura Mae "Mena" Green

Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | September 14, 2022

On Tuesday, September 6, 2022, Laura Mae (Mena) Green departed this life peacefully at home in McKeesport, PA. She was born October 28, 1939, in Charleston, South Carolina, and is preceded in death by her parents, Julius and Ethel Taylor Green, and sister Patricia Green, all, of McKeesport, PA. Laura was a loving sister/cousin/friend to Karen Green Andrews of, McKeesport, PA., and Alvin (Thea) Green of, Marlboro, MD. Laura is affectionately known by her friends and family as the best cookie, pie, and scone baker. Laura considered her younger cousins as her own children, Laura’s goddaughter, Deanna Lee Adams of Melbourne Florida.

Laura graduated from McKeesport High School in 1959 and went on to the Douglas School of Business. She retired from the City of McKeesport where she worked for over 47 years. She served in various capacities including Clerk in the Earned Income Tax Office, Payroll, Business Privilege/Mercantile Collector, Accounts Payable, Deputy Finance Officer, and Pension Disbursement. She ended her tenure with the city in the accounting department as Supervisor/Treasurer. Laura also worked with the City of McKeesport Credit Union, post-retirement. Prior to working with the City of McKeesport Laura worked for Flairs Cleaners, also in McKeesport.

Laura was a long-standing member of the McKeesport Semper Fidelis Social Club and held positions of past, president, treasurer, and financial secretary. She participated faithfully in the McKeesport Festival of Trees and other Semper Fidelis annual fund-raising functions. Laura is a faithful member of the McKeesport Heritage Club and Calvary, First United Methodist Church, where William Meekins has pastoral oversight. Over the years Laura handled the church's finances and served as Treasurer, Financial Secretary, Sunday School Teacher, Liturgist, and Usher.

Laura loved family and community and believed in the Words “Thank You”, “Please”, and “Excuse me”. She was a dear life-long resident of McKeesport PA., living on Jenny Lind. Besides Karen Andrews and Alvin Green, Laura was loved by a host of cousins and friends.

Arrangements were in care of Robert A. Waters Funeral Home Inc.

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Originally published September 14, 2022.

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