HAPPY 103RD BIRTHDAY | Molly Green



Residence: Assumption Village, North Lima, since 2011.

Date of birth: Born Mary Elizabeth Dyer on Jan. 27, 1911, in Baghdareen, Ireland.


Parents: Frank and Nora Dyer.

Siblings: When she was 18, Mrs. Green and a sister, Kathleen, immigrated to the United States.

Spouse: Husband Ivan Green, whom she married in 1938 in Buffalo. They moved to Youngstown together.

Children: Two daughters and one son.


Education: Was educated in Baghdareen in a one-room schoolhouse, which her family later bought to keep it in the family.

Employment: Worked as a nanny in Buffalo.

Memberships: Garden club, card club and couples club, which helped to form the PTA.


Outlook/lifestyle: Her biggest passion was being a homemaker. She enjoys life and people and is a firm believer that we are the only ones who can make ourselves happy. When asked the key to her long and happy life, Molly replied, “You have to laugh every day.” Her favorite saying, when asked how she’s feeling? “I’m livin’!”


Date and location: Family and friends celebrated her birthday with her at 2 p.m. Jan. 27 in the dining room at Assumption Village.

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