Darrell M. Green, 81, of East Shelby, entered into rest on Sunday, March 13, 2022 at his home.
Mr. Green was born on March 6, 1941 in Batavia, NY one of three sons of the late Frederick W. and Marjorie V. (VanCleef) Green. He graduated from Oakfield-Alabama High School in the class of 1959. He went on to serve honorably in the U.S. Navy on the U.S.S. Blenny from 1959-1963. On April 30, 1960 he married the love of his life, his high school sweetheart, Millie Baker. Mr. Green was employed for over 30 years at National Fuel Gas in Batavia and retired in 1996. He also worked for many years alongside his wife picking seasonal crops for her uncle. He was an active member for over 50 years of the East Shelby Volunteer Fire Co., where he held several officer positions over the years. He was a parishioner of the West Barre United Methodist Church. Mr. Green was a member of the Hiram G. Luhman Post #626, American Legion in Alabama Center and was also a mason belonging to Towpath Lodge #1193, F&AM. He and his wife, Millie, were avid campers and enjoyed many years wintering in Florida.
Preceded in death by his wife of 58 years, Millie Green on November 21, 2018; and his two brothers, Harold Green and Kenneth Green.
Survivors include his two children, Susan (Lynn Tomasino) Green of Medina and Michael (Leslie) Green of Plattsburgh; three grandchildren, Curtis Foss, Cassidy Oliver and Trent Green; sisters in-law, Evelyn Green and Linda Green; several nieces and nephews; and his feline companion, Sam who will miss him dearly.
Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, March 16th from 4-7:00pm at Cooper Funeral Home, 215 W. Center St., Medina. His funeral service with military honors will be held on Thursday, March 17th at 10am at the funeral home. Burial will be in Millville Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Knights-Kaderli Memorial Fund, PO Box 684, Medina, NY 14103, East Shelby Vol. Fire Co., 5021 E. Shelby Rd., Medina or to PAWS Animal Shelter, 3371 Gaines Basin Rd., Albion, NY 14411.