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Richard Green

Dick Green

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

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Obituary for Dick Green

Green, Richard Henry Joseph “Dick” – (MWO Ret., CD, 1961-1992)

Passed away peacefully with his daughters by his side on Tuesday, October 29th at the age of 78. Loving father of Dallas Green (Sally Evans), Kerri Green and Jodi Green. Cherished Papa of Wyatt Hayward and Braiden Howes. Dick is predeceased by his parents Richard (1994) and Hildred Green (1998). Dear brother of Sandra McInnis (Pat), Susan Russell (Ed), and Terry Green. Dick will be fondly missed and remembered by Sharon Green, nieces, nephew, extended family and friends.

Dick’s greatest accomplishment was his career in the Canadian Armed Forces as a Combat Engineer. Dick was an original member of the Kawartha Kavaliers (1957) which he kept close to his heart, returning to them after his retirement from the Military in 1992. He will always be remembered for his quick wit and ability to make others smile with an amazing sense of humor.

Visitation will take place at the Mackey Funeral Home, 33 Peel Street, Lindsay on Saturday, November 2nd from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Funeral Service will take place in the chapel on Sunday, November 3rd at 3:15 p.m. Legion Members are to assemble at 3:00 p.m. If desired, a memorial donation to the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 67 – Poppy Fund would be appreciated by the family. Online donations and condolences can be made at www.mackeys.ca

The family would like to extend their huge thanks to the staff at Caressant Care Mary Street for their excellent care of Dick and his family.

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  • Visitation

    Saturday, November 2, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Mackey Funeral Home
    33 Peel Street
    Lindsay, Ontario
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    Saturday, November 2, 2019
    2:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Second Visitation

    Saturday, November 2, 2019 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Mackey Funeral Home
    33 Peel Street
    Lindsay, Ontario
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Saturday, November 2, 2019
    7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Service

    Sunday, November 3, 2019 | 3:00pm
    Mackey Funeral Home Chapel
    33 Peel Street
    Lindsay, Ontario
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    Sunday, November 3, 2019
    Reverend Linda Park
  • Interment

    Riverside Cemetery
    347 Lindsay Street South
    Lindsay, Ontario
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Dave Hornsby

Wow. Dick's gone. Mentor, friend and a great Engineer. Met him in 2 Troop, 3 FD Sqn in 1963. Made my first Wainwright liveable, and saved my butt from CB more than once. Chimo, old friend.
Comment | Posted at 06:39pm via Condolence

Charlene Francoeur

Sending our condolences to your family.Our father MWO George Chester worked with Dick at 2CER for many years. Dad always said he was a great soldier & friend. Also my husband Frank Francoeur as a young sapper worked under Dick and speaks very highly of him. Truly The Chester & Francoeur Families (Chimo)
Comment | Posted at 09:04pm via Condolence

Dave Green

Sorry to hear of Richards passing. Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time. Just wanted you all to know you are in our thoughts. I will always remember the Euchre games we played when Richard was at home and all the if " I'da" or you should have played this or that.
Love, Dave,Kerry, Ashly & Kyle Green
Comment | Posted at 11:50am via Condolence

Calvin McCafferty

Our Condolences go out to Sharon and Family. I served with Dick in 2 CER, Petawawa, Ontario. Along with many stories to be told by the many people who were inspired and awed by "Tricky Dicky" over the span of his military career, I too had the great pleasure of working with, for and along side of Dick on many occasions. He truly was an inspiration, I am one of the blessed who can call him Friend and Brother in arms. He was like a father figure for me and an awesome Mentor. You are Dearly missed and Fondly remembered my friend. Rest In Peace , CHIMO

Calvin N. McCafferty (AKA: MACK)
Comment | Posted at 12:09am via Condolence

Barry Baxter

Dick always had us laughing in the kavaliers. Always had a joke and timed them perfectly.
Comment | Posted at 10:57pm via Condolence

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