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Dr. Roy C. Green

February 4, 1935 August 19, 2018
Dr. Roy C. Green
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Dr. Roy C. Green, 83, of Ashland, PA. passed away Sunday, August 19, 2018 at the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Schuylkill-East, Pottsville, PA.
Born in Girardville, PA., February 4, 1935, the son of the late Roy C. and Elva (Brennan) Green. He was a member of the Girardville United Methodist
Church.He received his primary and secondary schooling in the Girardville school district. In 1953, he enrolled in Ursinus College and graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree. He matriculated in Hahneman Medical College in 1957, completed his medical training four years later, and was awarded his medical license in 1962 following a year's internship at the Harrisburg Hospital. Dr. Green joined the US Air Force Medical Service in 1963, holding the rank of Captain, and served the bulk of his two year military tour at Albrook Air Force Base in the Panama Canal Zone. Following his discharge from the Air Force, he returned to Girardville to open an office in general practice. One year later, he entered the University of Pennsylvania for a two-year residency in Anesthesiology. He was Chief Anesthesiologist at the Good Samaritan Hospital for over 35 years and worked at Pottsville Hospital and St. Catherine Medical Center before retirement. His love of medicine and compassion for helping people in the local commmunity was also the reason he maintained his private practice for over 30 years in Girardville. He was preceded in death by his wife, Charity (Portz) in 2004. Also preceding him in death were one son: Jonathan Carter Green in 1970; and 3 sisters: Madge Green, Ruth Humes, and Judy Harner. He is survived by three sons: Dr. Jason and his wife Robyn Green, Ashland; Douglas Green, Ashland; and Roy C. Green and his wife Stacie Green, Ashland. 6 Grandchildren: Jonathan, Carter, Emma, Charity, Rachel, and Jake. Services will be held at the convenience of the family at the Skyview Memorial Park, Hometown, PA.
Memorial contributions can be made to: Girardville Historical Society, 1 W Main St. Girardville, PA 17935; Girardville Methodist Church, 2 Main St. Girardville, PA 17935; or the American Cancer Society. Kull-Heizenroth Funeral Home, Inc is in charge of arrangements.


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