Mary Green DiNubile, 79, of Chestnut Hill, a retired principal in the Philadelphia public schools, died July 19, of complications from arthritis from which she suffered and against which she valiantly battled for over 30 years.
She was the wife of Hon. Victor J. DiNubile, Jr., a retired Philadelphia, Common Pleas Court Judge. She was the sister of former Mayor of Philadelphia William J. Green, and daughter of Congressman William J. Green, Jr. who was the chairman of the Democratic City Committee at the time of his death in 1963.
Mrs. DiNubile graduated from Holy Family College and shortly thereafter went to Miami, FL to teach Cuban refugees, whose parents had fled from the Castro Regime. She returned to Philadelphia and became an elementary school teacher in the Philadelphia Public Schools until her marriage in 1966.
After raising her three children she resumed her teaching career in the 1980s and while doing so earned a master’s degree in Education from the University of Pennsylvania, eventually retiring as a principal in the Philadelphia School District. Mrs. DiNubile also served on the Board of Directors of then Springside School in Chestnut Hill.
She is survived by her husband of 52 years Judge DiNubile, daughters Marybeth Barber (Jonathan), Suzanne DiNubile (Robert Davidorf), and son Victor III. She was the loving grandmother of Brierley Barber, Oscar, and Samuel Davidorf. Mrs. DiNubile is also survived by 3 brothers and a sister; William J. Green (Patricia), Anne Michals (Timothy M.D.), Michael Green (Roseanne), and Patrick Green (Julie). Mary was preceded in death by her brother Dennis Green and her parents Hon. and Mrs. William J. Green, Jr. Numerous nieces and nephews are also surviving.
A visitation will be held at Our Mother of Consolation Church on Saturday August 4, 2018 a 9:30 am followed by her memorial mass at 10:30 am. The family will have a private interment.
Donations may be made in Mary’s memory to Our Mother of Consolation Church, 9 East Chestnut Hill Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19118.