Lester “Les” George Green, 85, of Butler, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at Good Samaritan Hospice in Cabot.
Les was born on September 28, 1934 in Butler. Les served and was a proud veteran in the US Navy with tours in Korea and the Mediterranean on the 6th Fleet Destroyer USS Compton 705.
Les was an active member of Trinity Lutheran Church serving on several committees. He was a member of the William H. Miller Lodge #769 and Syria Shriners. Les unselfishly dedicated his time and mentoring to the youth of Butler County as a Cub Scout and Boy Scout Master. Les was owner/president of G & E Mechanical Contractors which served industry not only in the Tri-State area but throughout the United States. Providing industrial mechanical contracting, engineering, and construction management.
Les is survived by his loving wife Sophie (Nazar) Green whom he married on December 8th, 1953. Son, Lester John Green; daughter, Brenda (John) Perfetti; sister in law, Katherine McGregor and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Les enjoyed working in his yard and around the house. He loved helping his children with their own yards and house projects and found joy and fulfillment in sharing his knowledge on “do it yourself” projects with children and friends. Les and his wife Sophie enjoyed the winter months in Florida and enjoyed holidays with their children and friends.
Preceded in death by his brother, Paul James Green.
Les received exceptional care and support from the Butler AHN Cancer Center. The family would like to extend a warm and heartfelt thanks to the doctors, nurses and staff.
Donations on behalf of Les Green can be made to the Trinity Lutheran Church, 120 Sunset Drive Butler, PA 16001 or the Shriners Hospital for Children-Erie- 1645 West 8th Street Erie, PA 16505.
Funeral arrangements by Young Funeral Home, Ltd., Butler.