Elenor Margaretta Greer
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Elenor Margaretta Greer
  • January 15, 1941 - December 10, 2017
  • Glendale, Arizona

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Elenor (Elma) Margaretta Greer, Born January 15, 1941 in Larne, Northern Ireland to Robert and Elenor Lorimer, passed away December 10, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona at the age of 76.

On March 5, 1962 Elma married William (Billy) Greer and they both moved to Chicago, Illinois in October of 1962. In July of 1978 is when her and her family moved to Glendale, Arizona. She loved working at the Peoria Unified School District, Pioneer School, where after 20 years of working she retired in 2003.

Throughout her life she enjoyed watching her sons play baseball and basketball in school, cooking, baking and decorating during the holidays and always had time for a crossword puzzle. Elma loves her Elvis music and watching westerns (especially with John Wayne) Jeopardy, Wheel of Fortune, Barnaby Jones, Touched by an Angel and any Law and Order episode. She also loved her dogs, playing cards with friends and family, traveling to new places, dancing and going to the movies.

Elma was the life of the party with her infectious smile, outgoing personality and laugh. She had a soft heart, was thoughtful, generous, kind, funny, witty and caring. She loved spoiling her grandkids by taking them to the park, making them their favorite meal and surprising them with gifts. She will be missed.
Elma is survived by her husband of 55 years, sons Jeff (Sandy) Greer and Drew (Laurie) Greer; grandchildren Jennifer Chesley, Ryan, Chase Greer, Mena Greer, Payton Greer, Jordan Greer; great grandchild Jade Knowles and sister Mamie in Ireland.

A funeral service will be held on January 6. 2018 at 11:00 am at the North Minster Presbyterian Church located at 13001 North 35th Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85029 with a reception to follow.