Stephen Michael "Steve" Green

Stephen "Steve" Michael Green

AGE: 64 • Wilmington

Stephen Michael "Steve" Green, age 64, of Wilmington, DE, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, December 31, 2013. Steve served our country honorably in the US Army during the Vietnam War. Steve was a 1969 graduate of P.S duPont High School and then went on to earn his associate degree in Police Science and Corrections at Delaware Technical College. He worked as a security guard at the Wilmington Court House, and previously worked in security at Hercules, DuPont, and Chase Bank. He liked listening to Oldies music and was a fan of pioneer DJ Hy Lit. Steve also enjoyed reading, watching the History Channel, and going to the beach. Most of all he cherished all the time he spent with family and friends and especially looked forward to sharing holiday dinners with everyone.

Steve is survived by his companion and soul mate, Marie C. Betts; 3 sisters: Patricia Poppiti, Sharon Pusey (William), and Julia Short; 2 brothers, Thomas Green (Kathleen) and Richard Green; sister-in-law, Phyllis Green; and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, friends and extended family. He was preceded in death by his parents, Francis and A. Marion(nee Simcox) Green; sister, Carole Collier; 2 brothers, Francis, Jr. and Robert Green; and sister-in-law, Maritza Green.

A visitation for family and friends will be held on Monday, January 6, 2014 from 9:30-11:30 AM in the Strano & Feeley Family Funeral Home, 635 Churchmans Rd., Newark, DE 19702, followed by a service in celebration of Steve's life at 11:30 AM. Entombment will follow in Cathedral Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Steve's memory to Veterans Medical Center, 1601 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE 19805. For directions or to express an online condolence visit

Strano & Feeley

Family Funeral Home


Funeral Home

Strano and Feeley Family Funeral Home
635 Churchmans Road Newark, DE 19702
(302) 731-5459

Published in The News Journal from Jan. 3 to Jan. 5, 2014