Winifred Green, Lititz, registered nurse, missionary, presented marriage seminars

By on January 7, 2015

Winifred Grace Gordon Green, of Lititz, went home to be with the Lord Dec. 24, 2014.

Winifred was born in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 6, 1928. Her parents were Cecil Hector Gordon and Grace Seybolt Gordon Huff.

Winifred graduated from Garfield Hospital in Washington, D.C., as a registered nurse and Providence Bible Institute in Providence, R.I. She married Dallas S. Green on Dec. 28, 1948, and enjoyed 50 years of marriage before he preceded her to Heaven on Sept. 22, 1998.

They had six children: Carolyn, married to Tom Fink; Ken, married to Shirley Green; Kay, married to Jerome Iverson; Carl, married to Patsy Green; Larry, married to Beth Green; and Karen Lynn (deceased).

Winifred served faithfully as a wife, mother, missionary nurse in the Sudan, gracious hostess, musician, and music arranger for her traveling musical family. However, her greatest passion was teaching the Bible and her “Living With Love” marriage seminar. Winifred taught all over the USA and in 18 countries worldwide. Her last time to teach was just seven weeks ago at Landis Homes.

She is survived by five of her children; eight grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren; and her two nieces: Paulette Rice and Gayle Eimer, daughters of her sister Jackie (deceased), married to Fred Miska.

Services were held Jan. 4 in the West Bethany Chapel at Landis Homes, Lititz. Interment was at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that gifts be sent to Global Training Network, #414 Winifred Green Memorial Fund, 7558 W. Thunderbird Road, Suite 1, PMB 449, Peoria, AZ 85381.

To send an online condolence, visit Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory, Lititz, handled the arrangements.

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