Sandra Jean Greene (Neer - Smith), of Aurora, Ohio, was born on May 30, 1939. Her beautiful journey in this life ended on Saturday, July 12, 2014, with her children by her side.
She will be missed by so many she touched over the years with her music and her love for children with special needs. She lived her life serving others, spending countless hours as a hospice volunteer, ministering in nursing homes, touching lives at The Boys and Girls Club in Palm City, Fla., and serving the hungry and homeless across the country.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Kendall Greene, and her parents, Clarence and Viola Smith.
She is survived by children, Jeff (Sole) Neer, Lori (Joe) Vella, Scott Neer, Matt (Lisa) Greene, Barb (Ron) Dreher, Chuck Greene and Linda (Carl) Schwanbeck; loving grandmother of Kimberly, Justin, Stephanie and Abbie Neer, Matt, Tess, Charlie and Aaron Greene, Kelly Weber, Lindsay Tipton, Jennifer Egan, Allison Mayer and Katie Dreher; and seven great-grandchildren; sister of Brenda Carpenter; and brother of Tom Smith.
Memorial Services will be 2 p.m., Saturday, July 26th, at Parkside Church, 7100 Pettibone Road, Bainbridge Township, Ohio 44023. A private burial service will follow.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to The Special Olympics, www.specialolympics.org.