Elmwood Funeral Chapel & Crematory

Visitation Information

Richard W. Greene

Passed away on November 9, 2019

Richard W. Greene, late of Crown Point and formerly of Calumet City, born January 26, 1944, passed away unexpectedly November 9, 2019.  Loving husband, father and grandfather, he is survived by his wife of 51 years Rosemary E. Greene (nee Cooper); sons Richard W. II (Julie), Michael (Elizabeth) and Marty (Amanda); nine grandchildren Alissa, Richard III, Ryan, Will, Adam, Luke, Liam, Teagan and Abigayle; sister Janet (Edward) Anderson; sisters-in-law Barbara, Carol and Sharon and numerous nieces and nephews. Richard was a retired baker and supervisor for Wolf’s Bakery. His greatest joys were his sons and grandchildren. Richard was loved by all that knew him.  

Visitation Tuesday 3-8pm.  Friends may also visit with the family on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 from 9:30 am until time of closing prayers at 10:30 am at the Elmwood Funeral Chapel, 11300 W. 97th Lane (1/2 block west of U.S. 41/Wicker Ave. at 97th LN.) St. John.  Interment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood, IL.  Please omit flowers.  For more information 219-365-3474  www.elmwoodchapel.com

Funeral Service:
Closing Prayers at Elmwood Funeral Chapel
11300 W. 97th Lane
St. John, Indiana 46373
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 10:30 am

Assumption Cemetery
19500 Cottage Grove
Glenwood, Illinois 60425

Memorial Contributions:

Please omit flowers

Visitation Location

St. John
11300 W. 97th Lane
St. John, IN 46373
(219) 365-3474


Visitation Information

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 3:00 pm until 8:00 pm
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 9:30 am until 10:30 am

"Eternal rest grant unto him oh Lord. May perpetual light shine on him. May his soul Rest In Peace. "
- Deacon Viviano
November 11, 2019 2:43 pm

"It was both an honor and a privilege to work with such a fine gentleman for over 30 years, he was both my mentor and my friend. My deepest heartfelt condololences to the Greene Family. May the Lord hold him in the palm of his hand for all eternity. God Bless you Rich "
- Joe Boehm
November 12, 2019 9:02 am

"Rosemary I am sorry to hear from Mt. Carmel your loss of Richard. I was always hoping to get back to Chicago to visit and I wish i had to see your grown up family. Blessings. Tom"
November 26, 2019 4:35 pm

Candles Lit
"We are truly sorry for your loss. Keeping you and your family in our thoughts. "
- Kimberly Kornita
November 11, 2019 3:50 pm