Denis Green


Denis Charles

Denis Charles Green, 79, died Friday, April 19, 2013, at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center following a brief illness. He was born in Toledo, Ohio on August 2, 1933, to Merritt W. and Martha E.(Dern) Green. He was a 1951 graduate of DeVilbiss High School and graduated from Wittenberg College in 1955.

Denis is survived by his son, Steve Green (Mary) of Bowling Green, Ohio; step-daughter, Dawn Rood of Leavenworth, Kansas; six grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; brother, Merritt W. Green, II; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and significant other, Faith Breneman.

Denis worked as a Firefighter for the City of Toledo from 1964 until his retirement in 1987. He was a talented artist who painted, sketched and blew glass. He enjoyed traveling and in later years earned his private pilots license.

Denis was a friend of Bill W for 40 years.

A celebration of life will be held on May 2, 2013, from 2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at the First Unitarian Church of Toledo, 3205 Glendale Avenue, a last alarm ceremony will be held at 6:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers the family request donations be sent to The . Online condolences may be shared at

Published in Toledo Blade from Apr. 26 to Apr. 27, 2013