Julia M. Green, 97

DEC. 2, 1913-AUG. 30, 2011

September 01, 2011
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Julia May (Phillips) Green, 97, of Boonsboro, Md., passed from this life to the next on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011, at Reeders Memorial Home in Boonsboro.

Born Dec. 2, 1913, in Yarrowsburg, Md., she was the daughter of the late Earl Bowman and Flora Virginia (Shawen) Phillips. Her husband, Harold Perry Green, preceded her in death on Oct. 17, 2008.

Julia was a 1931 graduate of Boonsboro High School and also attended Hagerstown Business School. She was the last surviving charter member of the Fahrney-Keedy Present Chapel. She will be remembered fondly as a talented pianist and amateur painter.

She is survived by her son, Ronald Green and his wife, Suzanne, of Clarksville, Md.; her daughter-in-law, Judy Green of Clear Spring, Md.; her five grandchildren, Michelle Kalendek, Tonya Oberhaus, Allyson Green, Douglas Green and Nicole Conway; and seven great-grandchildren, Travis, Luke, Bethany, Faith, Ariel, Tyson and Logan.

In addition to her parents and her husband, Julia was preceded in death by her son, Robert "Bunny" Green; one grandson, Robert Green Jr.; one great-grandson, Gavin Ritchey; one sister, Ardell Cronise; and four brothers, Wilbur "Jack" Phillips, Warren Phillips, Earl "Bobby" Phillips and Marshall Phillips.

A funeral ceremony will be Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011, at 11 a.m. at Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike, Boonsboro. The Rev. Louis L. Emerick will officiate. Final resting-place ceremonies will follow at Beaver Creek Cemetery, Hagerstown.

The family will receive friends Tuesday one hour before the service at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312 or American Cancer Society, 1037 Haven Road, Hagerstown, MD 21742.

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