LaVerne H. “Jiggs” Green, Jr., 88, of East Shelby, entered into rest on Thursday, October 14, 2021 at the Orchard Manor Nursing Home.
Born May 28, 1933 in Oakfield, he was a son of the late LaVerne H. (Maie) Green, Sr. and Grace M. (Lawrence) Caleb. Jiggs served in the New York State Army National Guard from 1949-1969 as a mechanic and earning the rank of Master Sargent. He was employed as a construction supervisor for Agway from 1969-1994. Active in his community, Jiggs was a charter member of the East Shelby Volunteer Fire Co. and was also a member of the Masonic Lodge.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Jeanette Green; daughter, Barb Keller; and sister, Comfort Caldwell.
Survivors include his longtime companion, Audra Schutt; daughters, Rebecca (Joseph) Fruehauf and Brenda (Marvin Moyer) Frasier; stepdaughters, Rebecca (Phil) Gang and Kathie (Phil) Zirretta; grandchildren, Adam (Ayoma) Keller, Christopher (Laura) Keller, Jenna Keller, Laura (Adam) Bruton, Amanda (Pete Zamniak) Fruehauf, Elizabeth (Tom) Webster, Dale (Lindsay) Frasier and Bruce (Amber) Frasier; and ten great-grandchildren; sister, Debra Green; brother in-law, Floyd Caldwell; and several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held on Monday, Oct. 18th from 4:00-8:00pm at Cooper Funeral Home, 215 W. Center St., Medina. His memorial service will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 19th at 11:00am at the Millville United Methodist Church of the Abundant Harvest, 12373 Maple Ridge Rd., Medina. Interment with full military honors will be in Millville Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Knights-Kaderli Memorial Fund, PO Box 684, Medina, NY 14103 or to the East Shelby Vol. Fire Co., 5021 E. Shelby Rd., Medina, NY 14103.