William S. GreenDecember 05,2012
William S. Green
William S. Green
WEST TOPSHAM ó William Stuart Green, 88, died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, at his home.
He was born June 23, 1924, in Revere, Mass., the son of Russell and Imogene (Graham) Green.
He graduated from Malden (Mass.) High School.
In 1943 he enlisted in the U.S. Army and served as a forward observer for a field artillery unit stationed in France. He was discharged in 1945 and had been awarded two Bronze Stars, among other decorations.
In 1952 he joined the Malden (Mass.) Fire Department, where he served until his retirement in 1984.
On Jan. 17, 1976, he married Kathleen MacCuish in Malden. After his retirement, they moved to Topsham, and he worked several years at Howard Grocery Store.
He enjoyed hunting and sitting by campfires.
Survivors include his wife; three sons, William R. Green, of Townsend, Mass., Robert J. Green, of Derry, N.H., and Richard Green, of West Topsham; a stepson, Thomas Cummisky, and two stepdaughters, Patricia Cummisky Thurlow and Lois Cummisky, all of Marlboro, Mass.; two sisters, Phyllis Crozier, of Wakefield, Mass., and Virginia Green Lord, of Springvale, Maine; seven grandchildren; eight stepgrandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and four step-great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by a brother, Robert Green.
A memorial service will be held at the East Orange Church in East Orange at noon Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, followed by a reception in the church hall. A second memorial service will be held at the Weir-MacCuish Funeral Home, 144 Salem St. in Malden, Mass., at noon Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013.
Inurnment will take place at a later date at the East Orange Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675, or The American Cancer Society, 55 Day Lane, Williston, VT 05495.
The Hooker and Whitcomb Funeral Home, 7 Academy St. in Barre, is in charge of arrangements.
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