Charles G. Green, 100, of New Port Richey, Fla., and formerly of Pottsville, passed away on Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, in Marliere Hospice Care Center, New Port Richey.
Born in Philadelphia on June 11, 1913, he was a son of the late Charles G. and Margaret (Ross) Green Sr.
He attended Graphic Sketch Art School and Philadelphia School and Museum of Art, both of Philadelphia.
Charles was employed as a hearing aid specialist at Beltone, Pottsville, for 35 years, retiring in 1982.
He was an active member of the Schuylkill County community where he belonged to the following organizations: Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, Lodge 207, Pottsville, where he served as past exalted ruler; founder and charter member of the Schuylkill County Woodcarvers Association; Schuylkill County Council of the Arts; and the National Woodcarvers Association.
In his spare time, Charles enjoyed fishing and crabbing in New Jersey and on the Chesapeake Bay.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Elizabeth Barry, in 1989, to whom he was married for 55 years; a second wife, Alberta (Nolan) Baxter-Green, in 2007; brothers, Robert and Elmer; sister, Edna J. Lowe; and granddaughter, Jayne Valecce.
Charles is survived by a daughter, Elizabeth A., widow of Dr. Vic Valecce, Haddonfield, N.J.; son, C. Barry, husband of Alice Green, Falls; nine grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; grandnieces and grandnephews.
Funeral services will be noon Saturday in Lord-Bixler Funeral Home, 1818 Mahantongo St., Pottsville. A viewing will be held 11 a.m. until the time of services in the funeral home. Interment will follow at Holy Rosary Cemetery, Frackville.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions in Charles' name be sent to HPH Hospice, 6807 Rowan Road, New Port Richey, FL 34653.
Lord-Bixler Funeral Home Inc. is in charge of arrangements.
Lord-Bixler Funeral Home
1818 W. Mahantongo St Pottsville, PA 17901
Published in Times Leader on Sept. 4, 2013