Greene, Edward P.
Birth: Sunday, September 29, 1935 in Boston, Massachusetts
Residence: Port Republic, Maryland
Death: Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at the age of 80
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Edward P. Greene, 80, of Port Republic, Maryland formerly of Greenbelt, Maryland died peacefully at Calvert Memorial Hospital on February 23rd 2016. Ed was born on September 29, 1935 in Boston, Massachusetts to Edward A. and Josephine Greene. Ed is survived by his wife Janet, his daughters Amanda (Steve) Hogan and Sandy (Tom Egan) and grandchildren Patrick and Kathryn Hogan.
The family moved to Daytona Beach Florida when Ed was sixteen. He received his BS in Math in 1957 and his MS in Physics in 1959 from the University of Florida. He received his MSEE from the University of Maryland in 1980.
Ed had a long career working over thirty years at NASA. He held positions at Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt and at NASA Headquarters in Washington D.C., including Electronic Engineer for Ground Systems Management and Information Systems Manager where he served as the international data systems standards coordinator for the NASA Office of Space Communications.
Throughout his career he published many professional papers. He loved mathematics and computer programming. Ed enjoyed being the treasurer/bookkeeper for several organizations. He was active in the Unitarian Universalist Church of Silver Spring.
Ed married Janet Campbell in 1962. They moved to Greenbelt Maryland where they raised two daughters. In 2004 they moved to Port Republic, Maryland. Ed loved to hike and walk everywhere, including around Greenbelt Lake with his dogs and the shore of the Chesapeake Bay in search of fossils.
Ed's love of travel began in 1958 when he and a friend bicycled and hitchhiked throughout Europe. Some of his favorite travels with Janet were to China, Russia, Greece, the Galapagos Islands, Peru, Ireland, Turkey, Poland and hiking the Milford Trek in New Zealand. He also traveled to Nepal, Thailand and India.
Donations may be made to Calvert Animal Welfare League or the Alzheimer's Association. Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.