Darrell M. Green

By Orleans Hub Posted 15 March 2022 at 7:38 am

American flagDarrell M. Green, 81, of East Shelby, entered into rest on Sun., March 13, 2022 at his home.

Mr. Green was born on March 6, 1941 in Batavia, NY one of three sons of the late Frederick W. and Marjorie V. (VanCleef) Green. He graduated from Oakfield-Alabama High School in the class of 1959. He went on to serve honorably in the U.S. Navy on the U.S.S. Blenny from 1959-1963. On April 30, 1960 he married the love of his life, his high school sweetheart, Millie Baker. Mr. Green was employed for over 30 years at National Fuel Gas in Batavia and retired in 1996. He also worked for many years alongside his wife picking seasonal crops for her uncle. He was an active member for over 50 years of the East Shelby Volunteer Fire Co., where he held several officer positions over the years. He was a parishioner of the West Barre United Methodist Church. Mr. Green was a member of the Hiram G. Luhman Post #626, American Legion in Alabama Center and was also a mason belonging to Towpath Lodge #1193, F&AM. He and his wife, Millie, were avid campers and enjoyed many years wintering in Florida.

Preceded in death by his wife of 58 years, Millie Green on Nov. 21, 2018; and brothers: Harold Green and Kenneth Green.

Survivors include his children: Susan (Lynn Tomasino) Green of Medina and Michael (Leslie) Green of Plattsburgh; grandchildren: Curtis Foss, Cassidy Oliver and Trent Green; sisters-in-law: Evelyn Green and Linda Green; several nieces and nephews; and his feline companion, Sam who will miss him dearly.

Calling hours will be held on Wed., March 16 from 4-7 p.m. at Cooper Funeral Home, 215 W. Center St., Medina. His funeral service with military honors will be held on Thu., March 17 at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Millville Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Knights-Kaderli Memorial Fund, PO Box 684, Medina, NY 14103; East Shelby Vol. Fire Co., 5021 E. Shelby Rd., Medina; or to PAWS Animal Shelter, 3371 Gaines Basin Rd., Albion, NY 14411.

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