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LONACONING Ellsworth Vernon Green, 98, of Lonaconing, died Friday, Sept. 1, 2017, at WMHS Frostburg Nursing and Rehab Center, Frostburg.
Born on Dec. 11, 1918, in Barton he was the son of the late Ira Oscar Green and Elizabeth Jane (Robertson) Green.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Sarah Elizabeth (Klipstein) Green on May 14, 1999, and two sisters, Lois A. Clark and Bonnie L. Warnick.
Ellsworth was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He joined on June 28, 1941, and served in England, France, Belgium and Germany. He was discharged on Sept. 24, 1945, after serving 4 years, 3 months and 27 days.
In December of 1945, Ellsworth went back to work at the Celanese Company. In 1952, he became a machinist at the Piedmont Foundry and Machine Company. He also worked at Allegany Ballistic and the Allegany Instrument Company for years as a machinist. During the end of his career he returned back to Celanese for 16 more years before retiring in December of 1980.
He was member of the Barton United Methodist Church. He was also a Lifetime Member of Barton American Legion Post 189; where he was one of the 15 original charter members.
During his retirement years he was an avid fisherman on the Savage River Dam, New Germany Dam and the Savage River Stream.
He is survived by two brothers, Darius L. Green and wife, Ella Lee of Barton and Charles R. Green of Barton; several nieces and nephews and a special niece, Helena Tomick and son, Mark Tomick.
Family and friends will be received on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, from 10 a.m. to noon at Wilhelm-Eakin Funeral Home, P.A., Lonaconing.
A memorial service will be held by the Barton American Legion Post 189 at 11 a.m.
A funeral service will immediately follow at noon with Deacon Harold Bradley officiating.
Interment will be held at Laurel Hill Cemetery, Moscow Mills.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.wilhelmeakin.com.
In lieu of flowers memorial may be made in honor of Ellsworth to the Barton American Legion Post 189 at 19008 Legion Road, Barton, MD 21521.
The family wishes to thank the staff of the WHMS Frostburg Nursing and Rehab Center for taking such loving care of Ellsworth.
Published on September 2, 2017
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