Ronald Charles Greene (Papa Smurf) was born on January 17, 1949 in Boston MA to William and Josephine Greene. Ronald was the seventh of eight siblings, Richard, Geraldine, William, Jr., Carolyn, Leon, Lois, and Rodney. Ronald departed this life on Sunday, January 19, 2020
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Raised in Boston, Ronald attended the Boston Public Schools where he later enrolled at W.I.T. for Architectural Drafting and hated it (LOL).
So, Dad shift gears and joined the MBTA where he worked as a train conductor for ten years and eventually he retired. Ronald was a beloved husband to his late wife Gloria Greene and proud father to his eight children. Danier, Sirwarrior, Leon (Deceased), Ronald Jr. (Deceased), Tracy, Gloria, Diamond, and Dwayne.
Ronald’s seventeen grandchildren Tatianna, Isharah, Marissa, Payosha, Jarell, Desire, Jymira, Dwayne Jr, Aniya, Danasia, Austin Jr, Reginald, India, Alona, Shakura Damiyah, and Alamaysha adored him, he was also blessed to see his nine great grandchildren be born. Sahni, Zaire, Jahtirah, Jahliyah, Nyjah, Makai, Aiyahva, Sariah, and Ju’elz. He was a loving uncle to several Nieces and Nephews.
Ronald exemplified his love for life and Family. He will be remembered for his love for others, faith in the lord, Sense of humor, and let’s not forget he was a fierce Chess player.