1944 – 2011
Putnam – Richard G. Green, 66, of Mechanics Street, died Sunday, August 21, 2011 in Day Kimball Hospital. He was the loving husband of the late Paula L. Green. Born in Putnam, he was the son of the late Richard and Marjorie (Maloney) Green.
Mr. Green served his country in 1966 during the Vietnam Conflict. He was the first soldier from Putnam to be injured in this war. He worked a as a construction superintendant and a self-employed finish carpenter. He built many homes and commercial properties in the area. He enjoyed fishing, little league, boy scouts, football, canoeing, and cabinet making.
Richard was survived by his sons, Christopher Green and his wife Jennifer of Pomfret, and Keith Green and his wife Jane of Woodstock; his sister Judith Raymond of Putnam; his grandchildren, Emma, Benjamin, Tyler, and Judd Green; his cousin, Mindy Yeaw of Scituate, RI; his nice Rebekah Raymond of Woodstock; and his nephew Robert Raymond of Woodstock.
Services are private as requested by the family. For guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com
Memorial donations, may be made to the Vietnam Veterans Home, The TALVHI Project, c/o Jewett City Savings Bank, P.O. Box 335, Jewett City, CT 06351.