Enid Mabel Green, 98, of Akron, died Saturday, March 9, 2013 after a brief illness.|
She was born February 26, 1915 in Akron to Richard and Mabel Woolcock formerly of Penzance, England. She graduated from West High School and attended both the University of Akron and Ohio State University where she was affiliated with Sigma Kappa sorority.
During the depression, she founded the Woolcock Five and Dime store at Five Points in Akron. As a young woman, she was employed as an accountant/bookkeeper. During her years as a homemaker, she was also involved in the family business, Woolcock Plumbing and Heating. She supported her children in all of their activities including church school, scouting, and competitive swimming. She was an avid ballroom dancer, bridge player, and traveler.
In her later years, Enid loved reading, her Dandie Dinmont terrier, Turner Classic Movies and her home in which she lived independently until her brief illness.
Enid was a woman of high spirits and laughter who was kind and generous to everyone she knew. She had the courage to live the life she desired.
Enid is survived by son, Richard (Joanne) Green; daughter, Vicki Wollenzier all of Cuyahoga Falls; and grandchildren, Erin Ferber of Hoboken, New Jersey and Christopher Green of Austin, Texas.
The family would like to thank the staff of Falls Village for the excellent care that they provided for Enid.
Services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Billow FALLS Chapel, 1907 23rd St. (corner of 23rd St. and Falls Ave.) with Dr. Donard M. Engle officiating. Private interment at Rose Hill Burial Park. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Senior Independence Hospice. To share a Memory, Send a Condolence, Light a Candle or Send Flowers, visit the Tribute Wall at www.billowfuneralhomes.com
Published in Akron Beacon Journal from Mar. 11 to Mar. 12, 2013