Obituary: Joan Tong Greer, 88, of Milford

Joan Tong Greer, age 88, beloved wife of the late Samuel George Greer, died on Sunday, May 4, 2014 at her home in Milford with her family by her side.

She was born in Richmond Hill, NY, on December 15, 1925, daughter of the late George W. and Frances von Kamen Tong.

Joan was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a former employee of Alexander’s Dept. Store and worked for many years as a dental assistant for Dr. Paul Beauvais.

Joan was active in The First United Church of Christ Congregational, participating in the Church Prayer Line, Women’s Fellowship and was a member of the Herb Crafters of the Milford Historical Society.

Survivors include her children Sandra Greer of Brooklyn, CT, Gay (Garry) Grossman, Holly (Ken) Paul and John G. Greer all of Trumbull, grandchildren Dr. Molly Chartier, Samuel Chartier, Heather Mokotoff, Andrew Paul, Casey Paul, Taylor Balisciano, Morgan Greer, and seven great grandchildren, as well as several nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Service will be held Saturday May 10th 2014 at 11:00 am at The First United Church of Christ Congregational in Milford. In honor of her wishes, there will be no visiting hours and burial will be private. The arrangements are in the care of Smith & Sefcik Funeral Home, 135 N. Broad St., Milford.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The First United Church Congregational, Women’s Fellowship Fund or the Emma Davis Fund, both of 34 West Main St. Milford, CT 06460 or the Milford Historical Society, 34 High St. Milford, CT 06460.

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