Green, Edward C.
Age 71, passed away Friday, February 21, 2014 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. Ed was born in Elmira on October 6, 1942 a son of Edward and Pearl Reed Green. In addition to his parents he was predeceased by his son and daughter-in-law, Edward G. and Michele Green and sister-in-law Marge Struble. Ed is survived by his loving wife of 49 years Barbara Lutz Green; daughter and son-in-law Denise and Dan McCarthy; grandsons Edward G. (Kim) Green, Ryan (Dana) Green, Tyler and Connor McCarthy; great grandchildren, Abbigail Whitney Green and Brayden Michael Green; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Carol and Mike Paggio, Sandi and Barry McDonald, and Rodney Struble; aunts and uncles, Theo and Dick Johnson, Norma and Leland Montgomery, and Audrey Lutz; special friends, Walt Kelly, Paul Jurusik and Susie Morris; many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Ed retired from Chemung Canal Trust Company after 35 years of service. At the time of his retirement he was Vice President of the Home Equity Department which he established and managed for many years. He was very active with banking activities during his years at Chemung Canal. He was the longtime coach for the bank's softball team and organized the bowling teams Chemung Canal sent to the NYS Bankers Association bowling tournament every year. He was a member of the Robert Morris Group (a banking group) and attended many classes sponsored by the American Banking Association. Ed was an active member of the "Jolly Boys", which was a group of men who met once a month for lunch. To be a member you had to have at least 25 years of service with Chemung Canal and be invited by the group. He was a member of the Elmira Elks Club. Ed's greatest joy was time spent with family and especially his grandsons. He spent many summers taking the family to Canada for fishing and boating. Family and friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, 502 W. Water Street, on Monday, February 24, 2014 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held there on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Committal prayers and interment will follow at St. Peter and Paul's Cemetery. The Green family would like to extend their sincere thanks to the staff on 3C at the Arnot Ogden for the exceptional care provided to Ed. Amy, Ty and Dianna, you made a most difficult time easier with your hugs, kind words and your exceptional care. In lieu of flowers donations in Ed's memory may be made to Care First, 11751 East Corning Road, Corning NY 14830 or a
Officers and member of the Elmira Elks Club will meet at McInerny Funeral Home on Monday at 7:00 p.m. to conduct a service for Ed. Signed, April Bates, Exalted Ruler
Published in Star-Gazette from Feb. 23 to Feb. 25, 2014