— Robert L Greene, 90 a resident of Merrill Drive, passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday November 4, 2018.
The son of Merrill and Florence (Wood) Greene, he was born in Brattleboro on February 24, 1928. Bob grew up in Wilmington where he graduated from Wilmington High School, Class of 1946. His father established Greene’s Service Center, a fixture in Wilmington where Bob began his career in the automotive repair business. Robert purchased the business in 1963 and operated it until his son John purchased the business. He married Evelyn S. Canedy on July 13,1946 in Manchester, Vermont. Bob was a longtime member, Past Master and Treasurer of Social Lodge #38 F&AM in Wilmington. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, traveling and producing maple syrup.
He leaves his wife Evelyn of Wilmington, sons Robert Greene of Bennington, John Greene of Wilmington and Peter Greene of Williamsville, daughter Susan Cann of Allenstown, NH, three sisters Mary Sabey of Seattle, WA, Polly Qua of Valatie, NY and Carol West of Great Barrington, MA, ten grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, two great great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his son Joel.
The family will honor his memory and life in private. Memorial gifts may be made to Social Lodge #38 F&AM in care of the Covey Allen & Shea Funeral Home, P.O. Box 215, Wilmington, VT 05363.