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Josephine M. Green
PORTSMOUTH - Josephine M. Green,

81, of Stagecoach Road, Portsmouth, RI, formerly of Newport, RI, died Saturday, January 8, 2011 at Village House Nursing Home, Newport, RI.
She was the wife of the late Rochester B. Green, USN.
Born in Newfoundland, Canada, on February 26, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Jacob and Mary (Yard) Mullins.
Josephine grew up in Canada, where she met Rochester B. Green, a US Navy Petty Officer while he was stationed in Canada. They later married in the Church of England and she raised her family as a Navy wife. She then enjoyed further travels spending time with her daughterís family while they too were stationed overseas in the Navy. Josephine was always a joyful person, and her company would light up a room. In her free time, she enjoyed gardening or reading a good book.
A son Bruce B. Green of Newport, RI, a daughter Renae M. Smith and her husband Johnnie W. Smith of Aurora, NC, a brother Jacob Mullins of Newfoundland, Canada, a grandson Johnnie W. Smith II, a granddaughter Johnna-Marie Smith, and great-grandchildren Sicily Josephine Smith and Malachi Elijiah William Pruitt Smith survive her.
Calling hours will be held Tuesday, January 11, 2011 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in the Memorial Funeral Home, 375 Broadway, Newport.
Her funeral and burial will be private.
Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimerís Association, 245 Waterman Street, Suite 306, Providence, RI 02906.
Information and directions are available at www.memorialfuneralhome.com

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