Robert L. Greene
WILMINGTON- Robert L. Greene, 90, a resident of Merrill Drive, died peacefully at his home on Sunday, November 4. The son of Merrill and Florence (Wood) Greene, he was born in Brattleboro on February 24, 1928. Mr. Greene 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 he began his career in the automotive repair business, purhcasing the business in 1963, and operated it until his son John purchased the business. Mr. Greene married Evelyn S. Canedy on July 13,1946, in Manchester.
Mr. Greene 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; his 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; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death 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 Covey, Allen and Shea Funeral Home, PO Box 215, Wilmington, VT 05363.