Sapphire – Walter R. Green, age 84, passed away on Saturday, October 1, 2022.
Her was born on August 14,1938 in Detroit Michigan to the late Walter and Clara Green. He was proceeded in death by his wife Judith Green (2020), daughter Gail Songer (2013), and grandson John Songer Jr, (2011).
He received his degree from Olivet College and his Masters from Michigan State. He was married to the love of his life Judith (Gee)Green on August 19,1961 and they together raised their twin daughters Caroline and Gail and son Christopher.
Walter and Judy moved to South Florida in the late 60;s where he would become the Dean of Cardinal Gibbons High School in Fort Lauderdale , FL as well as the head of Parks and Recreation in the City of Sunrise. He and his wife would retire in 2000 and move to Sapphire NC only to continue on his passion as President of the Sapphire Valley Homeowners and Masters Association until 2018.
He is survived by his daughter Caroline Cirellli of Plantation FL, son Christopher Green of Sapphire NC, Grandsons Andrew Green of Lexington VA, grandson Anthony Cirelli of Planation FL, Alexander Green of Chicago IL , granddaughter Katie Songer of Washington Pa and his new great grandson Benjamin Green.
A memorial to celebrate Walters life will be held on Nov 5th 2022 at St. John the Baptist Church in Ft.lauderdale Fl.
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Moody-Connolly Funeral Home and Crematory is caring for the family.