Phelps: Gerald L. Green 84, passed away Monday (February 9, 2015) at the VA Medical Center in Canandaigua, NY. In keeping with Jerry’s wishes, no calling hours will be held.
Friends and Family are invited to a Celebration of his Life/Memorial Reception at the Phelps American Legion (downstairs), on Friday February 13, 2015 at 6 pm.
Jerry was born on July 17, 1930 to Emmett and Rose (Dodge) Green in Olean, NY, They moved to the Phelps area in 1933. Jerry entered the Army at age 18 and served his country in Korea from 1949-1951, After leaving the Army in 1952 he drove Truck for several different companies, including driving his own truck until his retirement in 1984. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved fishing, trapping and hunting.
Jerry is survived by his daughter Kelly(William) Symonds of Phelps, His sons Jesse (Betsy) Green of Geneva, Clyde Green of Waterloo, Shannon (Yana) Green of Phelps. Stepchildren
Jacquelyn Schwab of Easton Pa. John (Christine) Schwab of Wind Gap, Pa. 13 Grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. His sister Carmen Smith of Geneva, brother James (Kathy) Green of Chandler AZ. several Nephews, Nieces and cousins.
Besides his parents, Jerry was predeceased by His sister and brother in law Virginia and Francis Irwin, sister Bernice “Pinky” Avery, his brother Clyde “Butch” Green. his infant twin sons Luke and Kenneth and daughter Dorla Jo Green. Burial will take place in the spring at the South Lyons Cemetery.
Rochester Cremation, 4044 W. Henrietta Road, Rochester NY 14623, 359-2300, RochesterCremation.com