Maribeth “Mazie” Green


Maribeth “Mazie” Green, 69, of St. Joseph, passed away, Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at the Pine Ridge Rehabilitation Center in St. Joseph.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 1 P.M. Friday, November 13 at Starks & Menchinger Chapel, 2650 Niles Rd., St. Joseph with Pastor Tony Slagle officiating.  Burial will follow at Lincoln Township Cemetery, Stevensville.  Friends may call from 11:30 A.M. Friday until the time of the service at the funeral home.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Pine Ridge Rehabilitation Center. Those wishing to sign Mazie’s Memory Book online may do so at

Mazie was born April 5, 1946 in Benton Harbor, Michigan to Virgil & Margeurite (Lewis) Zachary. She graduated from Benton Harbor High School in 1964. Mazie was employed with Shepherd Caster where she worked until her retirement after 38 years. Mazie loved to paint and would sell her art, donating the money to the Residence Council of Berrien Springs. She also enjoyed watching numerous Disney movies.

Mazie is survived by her daughters, Vickie Visintainer of Niles, Robin Visintainer of Niles; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; one brother, Virgil “Buddy” (Janet) Zachary of Orient, IL; two sisters, Carol Ridge and Billie Snow. She was preceded in death by her parents, Virgil and Margeurite Zachary; brother Randy Zachary and sister Janet Green.