LAURENCE RUSSELL GREEN
Laurence Russell Green, 64, of Stuart, Florida, passed away peacefully on April 14, 2014 after a long struggle with brain cancer, with family and friends by his side. He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Noreen Slagle Dreyer Green; children Jeremy Frank Green of Orlando, Florida; Erika Dreyer Morris (Jim) of Chicago, Illinois; D. W. Craig Dreyer of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida; grand-daughters Madeleine, Shelby and Kendall Morris of Chicago; father Frank H. Green of Port Salerno, Florida; brothers Donald F. Green (Osiris) of Seattle, Washington, John D. Green (Simona) of Port Salerno, Florida and Robert C. Green (Karen) of North Carolina; and brother-in-law Larry Slagle (Maude) of Massillon, Ohio. He was predeceased by his son Michael Roger Green and his mother Virginia Hunt Green. Larry was born in Detroit, Michigan on December 2, 1949 and graduated from Redford High School. He served in the U. S. Army during the Vietnam Conflict, stationed in Germany, and moved to Florida in 1978 to be near his parents. He worked in the furniture and design business and owned an antiques and collectibles business. In addition to antiques, he loved music of all genres, film, travel, southwestern art and genealogical research. He had an incredible memory for faces and trivia, was an avid hockey and football fan, and loved nothing better than seeing the Redwings win the Stanley Cup. Larry was a loving and devoted husband and life partner, a very proud father, and his grand-daughters were the light of his life. Despite his recent health challenges, he remained upbeat and positive. He will be greatly missed by his family and his dog Parker. A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 11 AM at Forest Hills Funeral Home, Palm City, Florida with military honors, followed by inurnment at Forest Hills Memorial Park, Palm City. Visitation with the family will begin at 10 AM. An online guestbook may be signed at www.foresthillspalmcityflorida .com. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Brain Tumor Association (www.abta.org).
Forest Hills Funeral Home
2001 Southwest Murphy Road Palm City, FL 34990
Published in the TC Palm on May 11, 2014