She entered the OSB's on 5 July 1915. She is buried in St. Gertrude Cemetery Woodbridge, (NJ?). I (Douglas Halsema) have the obit, but there is no date on it.
Obit lists her brothers as Thomas Green of Harrington Park, NJ and Edmund Green of Glendale, CA. Sisters are Catherine Peinecke of Palisades Park, NJ and Mrs. Margaret Terhune of Harrington Park, NJ.
This is according to obit:
Born: July 5, 1894 Edith Green in Lynwood, PA.
Parents: Frank Green and Margaret Green from Chester, PA.
She spent most of her Childhood in Bayonne, NJ.
Entered Convent in Elizabeth, NJ Aug 5, 1915.
Admitted to High School in 1916. Graduated from the Benedictine Academy in Aug 1920.
1915 Dec 27 Received Habit.
1916 Dec 28 First Vows.
1919 Dec 30 Perpetual Vows.
1941 Dec 28 Silver Jubilee.
1954 Dec 12 Consecration of Virgins.
In 1917 she completed a 30 hour course in primary methods of teaching.
1926 Certified to teach Elementary School in NJ.
Beginning in 1927 she attended Fordham University NY and Catholic University in D.C. She attended Catholic U in the summers and Fordham in the Winters.
1940 June Receive BA in AD from Catholic University. 1939-1940 she lived in St. Anthony's in DC to finish at Catholic U. St. Anthony's was a Benedictine Mission.
Taught in many elementary schools in Elizabeth, NJ mostly the and 8th grades. She also taught high school for 3 or 4 years. She was a principal somewhere from 1937-1938.
Sept 1960 went to Hackensack NJ. She was only there until Oct because she became ill. November 12, 1960 went to Benedictine Hospital where she eventually died Dec 1, 1961.
1961 Dec 1 Died in Benedictine Hospital in Kingston, NY.
Present in the hospital at her death:
Information from Obit in Newark News, Dec 1, 1961
Mrs. Terhune of Harrington Park (This is Margaret Green)
Mrs. Peinecke of Palisades Park (This is Catherine Green)
Mr. Thomas Green of Harrington Park
Mr. Edmond H. Green of Glendale, California.
Funeral held Tuesday at 9:30 at the Mother House in Elizabeth, NJ.
Buried in St. Gertrude cemetery Dec 5, 1961, Woodbridge, NJ
Her obit has the wrong birth year according to the Delaware County civil birth records. In 1893 (from Edith's birth entry) they are residents of Linwood in that year and living at 111 Flower Street. She moved to Bayonne, NJ
as a child. Obit General Baptismal Records Immaculate Heart of Mary, R.C. Church, Chester, PA, USA Email: Sr. Mary Grace Green (Edith)