Green, Michele Jan (Philbin)
Age 48; loving daughter, mother, sister and grandmother passed away very unexpectedly on March 23, 2013 at her home in DeRuyter, NY. Michele was predeceased by her father and mother, Gerard Rand Elizabeth L Philbin of Elmira, NY. Michele was the devoted mother of loving sons, Edward Gerard and Ryan Daniel (Dana) Green and grandmother to her beloved Abigail. She is also survived by sisters, Linda R. (William) Drake of Horseheads, NY, Carol A. Johnson (fiancé Larry Tost) of Indiana, PA and twin sister, Andrea B (Philip) Stephens of Newport News, VA. Michele also had seven nieces and nephews and seven great nieces and nephews. Michele was a graduate of Southside High School and Corning Community College. She loved her work as an administrative assistant with the DeRuyter Central School District where she was employed for 19 years. She was a sincere, genuine, friend to all who were lucky enough to know her. Michele was a wonderful person who deserved to live a long and happy life with her children and family. She was indeed a very special sister and we thank God she is now in heaven, safely in the arms of our loving parents. Friends will be received at the Smith Funeral Home in DeRuyter, NY on Monday 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM. A memorial service will be held at The DeRuyter Central School on Tuesday 11 AM. Burial service will be at 1:00 PM on Wednesday at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery in Elmira. Linda R. Drake, Carol A. Johnson, Andrea B. Stephens.