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Howard P. Greene, Sr
Howard P. Greene, Sr., 94, died Friday, May 22, 2015 at Promedica Ebeid Hospice Residence in Sylvania, Ohio. He is survived by his wife, Lois P. Greene of Metamora, OH; sons, H. Peter Greene, Jr. of Boyertown, PA, Robert Q. Greene of Cross Plains TN, and Stephen E. Greene of Bath, NY; daughters, Susan Morris of Reading, PA, Kathy Manning of Portland, OR, and Pamela Mohr of Metamora, OH; as well as many grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his first wife, Erma; daughters, Gloria Norton, Linda Varner, and Betsy Davenport, all of the Scranton, PA area.
Born June 8, 1920 in Clarks Summit PA to Leland and Kate Elizabeth (Ottinger) Greene, Howard attended the Luscombe School of Aeronautics, where he studied aircraft design, as well as airplane and engine mechanics. He worked for Luscombe during WWII and was involved in the design and production of the Luscombe 50, the first all-metal, mass produced light aircraft.
Howard was employed as an electrical engineer with C&D Batteries, Pennsburg, PA from 1960 until his retirement in 1976. He, his wife, and daughter, Pamela moved to Frostproof, FL on Christmas Eve 1976. They lived in Plant City, FL from 1979 to 1987, and in Lakeland FL from 1987 until 2014, when they moved to Metamora. He was in charge of maintenance at Plant City Towers Apartments from 1984 until retiring in 2000. Howard was a member of Bible Presbyterian Church in Lakeland.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, July 11, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at Weigel Funeral Home, 413 E. Main St. in Metamora (419.644.3601).
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Gideons International, P.O. Box 140800 Nashville, TN 37214-0800.
Residence: Metamora, Ohio; formerly of Lakeland, Florida
Memorial Services: Saturday, July 11, 2015 at 2:00 pm at Weigel Funeral Home in Metamora
We are sorry to hear of the passing of Mr. Greene. We will always remember the visits and caretaking each day when he would stop by our mother and grandmothers houses to check on them on Dees Road in Lakeland. Mr. Greene was a special kind gentleman who always had time to converse with you and enjoy the dawn of another day. He was a special person. Lois you had a wonderful husband. He will be missed. Judy and LeBron Duffey Lakeland, Florida
LeBron Duffey Jun 1 2015 12:00 AM
We have cherished the many years of friendship with you and Howard. We'll miss Howard's cheerful greeting and news of the neighborhood at the church door and his comforting pat on the shoulder when I needed it. You both will be missed greatly at our family/holiday dinners. Jeff and Clair ask about you frequently. Our prayers are with you always, Paul and Ann
Paul and Ann Tuckey May 31 2015 12:00 AM
I am so sorry to hear of your Dad. I loved your family very much, and your grandparents. He had a long life.
Diane (Greene) Jenkins May 28 2015 12:00 AM
"We do not mourn as those who have no hope" I am so grateful for the years we had with you all here in Lakeland at BPC. Me Greene was such a quiet, friendly man and it was an honor to call him friend. His quiet testimony of God's grace was evident in his life. He will be missed! Our prayers are with you, Lois, and your family. Much love to you my friend!
Steve and Susan Sudlow & family May 27 2015 12:00 AM
My thoughts and prayers are with you. May God comfort, strengthen and sustain you during this sad time. I know Max will be welcoming Howard to Heaven where they can have a blessed reunion! Love, Mary Ann
Mary Ann Kleintop May 27 2015 12:00 AM