Mary Greek

Smethport - Mary Greek, 99, of Bradford, passed away Monday (October 31, 2022) at home.


She was born June 7, 1923 in Coleville, PA, the daughter of Franklin and Lorena (Acre) Canfield. On May 10, 1946, in Smethport, she married Harry Richard Greek, who died December 6, 2005.


Mary attended Smethport schools. She was a housewife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.


She enjoyed spending time with her family.


She is survived by: 

One daughter:  Wanda M. Paterniti of Bradford

Two sons:  William R. (Lisa) Greek of Lewis Run and F. Dennis (Jan) Greek of Crab Orchard, WVA

Grandchildren:  Amy D. Colton, Christine M. Marsden, John A. Marsden, Jr., Tyler E. Hunt, Gavin S. Hunt, Heather D. Johnson, Brandon S. Greek, William J. Greek, Deborah S. Marsden, Stefanie L. Morrison, Joseph T. Schimp, Tyler D. Schimp and Lauren L. Pierce

13 Great Grandchildren and 4 Great-Great Grandchildren

And several nieces and nephews


In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by three sisters:  Beatrice Johnson, Gladys Wayman and Violet Canfield, as well as two brothers:  Floyd and Nolan Canfield.


Visitation will be held on Thursday, Nov. 3, from 10AM to 12 noon at Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., 2 Bank St., Smethport, where funeral services will begin at noon, with the Rev. Max Simms, pastor of the Hilltop Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Smethport.


Memorials, if desired, may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.  Online condolences may be made at


Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., Smethport.


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