Stanley Green

Obituary of Stanley M. Green

Stanley Mahlon Green 4/21/23â€"11/8/12 Stan Green died suddenly but peacefully with his children at his side on November 8, 2012. He was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Phyllis Palacio Green; his mother, Gertrude Holland; father, W. Russell Green; and sister, Trudell Brown. He is survived by his brother, David Holland (Marilyn) Buffalo, NY; his daughter, Betsy, Tucson; and sons Scott (Julie), Sterling, VA, and Stephen, Tucson. He leaves behind four grandchildren, Keil (Katherine), Holly, Jennifer and Amanda and four great grandchildren. Stan was born in Philadelphia, PA and attended both Friends Central and George School. He earned a BA in Education from Ursinus College, and a Masters from NYU. During World War II, after having completed the V-12 program at Ursinus and 3 months training at Columbia University, he spent 1 ½ years in the Pacific as gunnery officer on LST 1002 participating in the Okinawa campaign and post-war activities in Japan and China. Following the war, Stan joined the Naval Reserve where he served for 28 years retiring in 1970 as a Commander. Stan began his teaching career at Sharon Hill High School, PA before moving to Central Bucks High School, Doylestown, PA in 1952 where he created one of the nation’s first school based driver education programs. He also taught social studies, coached sports and served as Student Activities Advisor. He retired from teaching in the 1970’s, as a guidance counselor at Central Bucks East. Additionally, he taught private driving lessons and ran the driver training program at George School, Newtown, PA. Before moving to Tucson in 1996, Stan and Phyllis lived in Elkton, MD. They enjoyed extensive travel throughout the US and Europe as well as playing golf, attending UA sporting events, and watching NFL football, especially games refereed by their son Scott. A Memorial Service is scheduled for Saturday, November 17, 2012, 3:00 pm, Sunrise Chapel, Wrightstown Rd. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Wounded Warriors Project or Sunrise Chapel would be appreciated. Arrangements by BRING’S MEMORIAL CHAPEL.
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NOV 17. 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Sunrise Chapel 8421 E. Wrightstown Rd. TUCSON, AZ, US
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