George Washington Green Obituary

Service Information

 
In Memory of

George Washington J. Green USMCR (Ret.)

February 20, 1922 - May 29, 2014
Obituary

GREEN, George Washington Joseph, USMC (Ret.), 92, Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Thursday, May 29, 2014. A longtime resident of Webster Groves, formerly of Chicago, Illinois, he died peacefully at home surrounded by family after a long battle with cancer. Mr. Green founded ISC Contracting in 1982 at the age of 60. He was predeceased by his first wife, Betty (Foreman), infant daughter Patricia, daughter Nancy Kathleen Bill, and his second wife, Yvonne (Aldrich) Armstrong. Beloved father of Constance Green, Susan (Lincoln) Murphy, G. Dan (Beth) Green, Mark Green, Joyce (Steve) Hoffmann, Jacquelyn (Bill) McCormick,...
GREEN, George Washington Joseph, USMC (Ret.), 92, Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Thursday, May 29, 2014.

A longtime resident of Webster Groves, formerly of Chicago, Illinois, he died peacefully at home surrounded by family after a long battle with cancer. Mr. Green founded ISC Contracting in 1982 at the age of 60.

He was predeceased by his first wife, Betty (Foreman), infant daughter Patricia, daughter Nancy Kathleen Bill, and his second wife, Yvonne (Aldrich) Armstrong. Beloved father of Constance Green, Susan (Lincoln) Murphy, G. Dan (Beth) Green, Mark Green, Joyce (Steve) Hoffmann, Jacquelyn (Bill) McCormick, Mark (Mica DuBois) Armstrong, and Christopher (Lori) Armstrong; loving grandfather of 19 and great-grandfather of 11; loving brother of Bob (Armida) Green, Helen Weiss, Lois Lavin, and John Green; loving brother-in-law of Shirley Green and Mary Foreman; beloved uncle, great uncle, cousin and friend to many.

Mr. Green was a longtime member of Annunciation Parish in Webster Groves, the Missouri Athletic Club, the American Legion, and the 3rd Marine Division, and a published author of WWII history. He was also the recipient of two Purple Hearts. Semper Fi.

In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Marine Corps University Foundation www.mcuf.org are appreciated. The family would like to thank the caregivers from Mercy Hospice and Senior's Home Care.

Burial to follow at a later date at Arlington National Cemetery.

Visitation will be Wednesday, June 4, at 10am with Funeral Mass at 11am, at Annunciation Catholic Church, 12 W. Glendale, Webster Groves MO 63119.

Share your memories or express your condolences by signing the Guest Book below or click here for entry suggestions.

"I was so saddened to learn of George's passing. I read his story about serving in the military. He was an amazing man. I am proud to have met him. My..." Charlie Wallace (Fuquay Varina, NC)

Submit Guest Book Entry
This Guest Book has 6 entries. View Complete Guest Book

More Obituaries

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Green, George Washington Joseph, USMC (Ret.) 92, Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Thursday, May 29, 2014. A longtime resident...

Read obituary at St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

Personalize Your Tribute

Share photos, videos and more with Legacy Memorial Websites. Find out more.

 
Start Planning Today

Make Your Plan Today

Preplanning your funeral or cemetery arrangements gives you and your loved ones peace of mind. Don't wait. Make your plan online today.
Plan Online Now
Send a Card
Send Meals to the Family