Joseph Edward Green, 82, of Southborough, passed away Saturday, April 30, 2022 at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester after a lengthy illness with MS, in the loving grace of his wife and son. Joseph and his twin brother, Coleman, were born in Portland, ME, and were sons of the late Sarah Ann (Molloy) Green and Coleman J. Green.
He was a 1958 graduate of Portland High School then earned a Bachelor of Science degree from St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, Nova Scotia in 1962. After College Joe taught Science in the Portland area schools before leaving to acquire a Master’s Degree in Science from the University of Maine, Orono in 1965.
In 1968 Joe married Raye-Marie (Moody) Green and they moved to Boston where Joe sold investment properties. In 1973 they moved to Southborough, and soon after became a Commercial Real Estate Appraiser and started his own business, Green & Moody Associates. Joe was awarded the prestigious membership into the Appraisal Institute in 1982. Over the years he was a trusted advisor to his clients, & town of Southborough, MA neighbors &friends with all sorts of real estate valuation topics.
Joe loved travelling with his wife to Europe, Russia, India, China, Alaska and especially to Ireland where he was able to bring his mother after she had left 50 years before. They visited the thatched cottage his mother grew up in and meet dozens and dozens of 1st cousins he had no idea existed. Joe was a huge sports fan who loved watching the Red Sox, playing tennis, & attending all of his son TJ’s athletic events with the other Southborough parents. He was a proud member of the MAI’s & the Irish American Club.
Joseph is survived by his loving wife, of 54 years, Raye-Marie Green of Southborough; his son, Theodore J. (T.J.) Green of Natick; his brother, Coleman Green and his wife Paulette Green of Portland ME; first cousins, Jim Walsh, John Green; brother-in-law Christopher Moody; and many loving nieces, nephews, & cousins.
In addition to his parents he predeceased by his sister Margaret (Green) Perreault and her husband Bob.
No funeral or memorial service is planned as of yet. The family will notify loved ones when a service is scheduled.
Memorial contributions may be sent in Joseph’s memory to Southborough Fire Dept, 32 Cordaville Road, Southborough, MA 01772 or Southborough Senior Center, 9 Cordaville Road, Southborough, MA 01772
Arrangements are under the care of the Morris Funeral Home, 40 Main Street, Southborough.
To leave words of condolence to the family, please visit www.morrisSouthboroughfuneral.com.