Jay Green

Jay Q. Green

1922 - 2010

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Jay was born to Jay Q. and Edith B. Green on July 15, 1922 in Greenwich, NY. He died November 1, 2010. Jay, along with his twin brother, Jack and brother, George were Veterans of Foreign Wars serving in the US Navy during WWII. Jay was a member of Operating Engineers Local #106 in Albany, NY. Jay and Jack were poplar amateur boxers in the Tri City area. The brothers were undefeated during their professional boxing careers. Both Jay and Jack were lovers of nature. Both were well versed in the knowledge of trees, shrubs, mushrooms, wild plants and nature’s animals. Both Jay and Jack were chess players. Jay played chess at Salem with his chess club up until June of 2010. Many a chess game was played at Jay’s home in Greenwich. He had many opponents to challenge him over the years. Jay was a member of the pistol club, VFW, Waterfowl Improvement Association, and the Salem Fish and Game Club. Jay was an avid reader. He was well versed in all areas of his many interests. He was invited to Greenwich school many times. He gave students and teachers an opportunity to learn about nature, Indian artifacts and chess. Jay and Jack were soft spoken and well liked by all who knew them. They were both fair minded and won fair and square in any arena they attended. Jay and Val owned 3 schnauzers, Baron, Rogue, and Wendy. They were the source of many hours of happiness throughout the years. Jay and his first wife, Alice Deyo owned and operated the Salem Diner during the 1950’s. He was predeceased by his parents, his brothers, Jack and George, and sister Grace, his first wife, Alice, and a great grandson, Maclane Harrington. Jay is survived by his wife of almost 41 years, Valerie; his sister-in-law, Connie; his nephew, Jim and his wife Linda; his niece Deborah and her husband Rob, their children Tonya, Holly, and Leah; his niece Mary Green, grandnieces Elizabeth Green, Andrea Green and her husband Sebastian Gores; Valerie’s daughter, Florence Rudio and husband Carl; grandchildren, Michele Reid and her husband John, Jill Fronhofer and her husband Kyle; great granddaughter, Lydia Fronhofer; grandson, Steve Clough and several great grand nieces and nephews. Services will be held at 10am Saturday, November 6, 2010 at Flynn Bros. Inc. Funeral Home, 80 Main St., Greenwich, NY with Rev. Rob Smith, officiating. Everyone is invited immediately following the service to the Greenwich VFW, 63 Abeel Ave., Greenwich for a gathering of family and friends to celebrate an amazing person, Jay Q. Green. Jay’s family would like to thank everyone involved with his care; friends and family, Pleasant Valley in Argyle, Glens Falls Hospital, The Pines at Glens Falls, the Greenwich and Cossayuna Rescue Squad. Memorials can be made in his memory to the Greenwich Rescue Squad or the Cossayuna Rescue Squad.

Interment at: Mt. Anthony Crematory

Wednesday, November 3, 2010
Mt. Anthony Crematory
Bennington, Vermont, United States

Funeral Service

Saturday, November 6, 2010
Flynn Bros. Inc.
80 Main St.
Greenwich, New York, United States