Rachel F Green obituary 1925~2022


Mrs. Rachel F Green (Mitchell), 96, of Restore Health, Shippensburg, PA, passed away Monday, January 10, 2022 in the nursing home.

Rachel F Green
Rachel F Green

Born August 12, 1925 in Waynesboro, she was the daughter of the late Thaddeus and Zora (Gilbert) Mitchell.

Mrs. Green attended Washington Township High School.

She and her husband, the late Mr. Lester C. Green, Sr., were married December 11, 1943. Mr. Green passed away February 17, 1986.

A lifelong homemaker, Mrs. Green was employed at the Waynesboro Knitting Mill for several years.

Over the years, she enjoyed playing BINGO whenever she could.

Mrs. Green is survived by six children, Roy L. “Butch” Green of Waynesboro, Willis L. “Willie” Green, Sr. (Brenda) of Shippensburg, Glen D. Green of Mont Alto, PA, Wanda Faye Smith (Phil) of Rouzerville, PA, James L. Green of Waynesboro and Michael L. Green (Beth) of Waynesboro; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by sons, Lester C. Green, Jr., Francis “Eddie” Green, Terry R. Green and John Michael Butala; grandchildren, Crystal Green, Francis Green, Jr., Tammy Green and Shawn Green; great-grandchildren, Axel Harp and Eric Richardson; brothers, Glen, Elmer, Bob, Art, Warren, Charles and Ed; and sisters, Desilla, Charlotte, Beulah, Ann and Virginia.

Services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, January 14, 2022 in Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, 50 South Broad Street, Waynesboro with the Rev. Dr. A. Robert Cook officiating.

Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service, Friday morning, in the funeral home.

Online condolences may be expressed at the funeral home’s website.