Constance B. Green
Born June 13, 1941
Constance B. Green, 76, of Delaware City, DE, passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2017 at Christiana Hospital, Newark, DE, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born in Dover, DE on June 13, 1941 and was the daughter of the late Robert and Elneta (Farrow) Ketchum. Connie lived in Battle Creek, MI and South Bend, IN, before returning to Wilmington, DE. She was a graduate of Conrad High School in Wilmington, DE. Connie had worked as a telephone operator with Diamond State Telephone before becoming a full-time wife, mother and homemaker. Once her children were older, she returned to work as a customer service representative with WSFS Bank, from where she eventually retired.
Connie was an avid reader and loved to crochet, sew and embroider, an art that she learned from her mother and grandmother and passed on to her daughters.
In addition to her parents, Connie was preceded in death by her grandmother and grandfather, Reuben and Octavia (Moore) Farrow.
Surviving are her husband of 55 years, Stanley E. Green; her brothers, Larry Ketchum (Megan) of Cherry Hill, NJ, Stanley Ketchum of Newark, DE, and Richard Ketchum (Timothy Snider) of Willow Street, PA; her children, Kelly (Green) O’Shaughnessy (Michael) of Newark, DE, Penny (Green) Person (Michael) of Longwood, PA, Kimberly (Green) Pierson (Joel) of Hockessin, DE, and Kevin O. Green of Beaufort, SC. Also surviving are nine grandchildren, Gregory J. Walsh, Jr. (Michelle), Kevin M. Walsh (Audrey Atkinson), Caitlyn (Person) Ferranto (Jacob), Sean McColgan, Brian K. O’Shaughnessy (Becky Chavan), Erin K. McColgan, Mari-Kate O’Shaughnessy, Kevin O. Green, Jr., and Ava Pierson; and one great-granddaughter, Logan Walsh.
Services for Connie will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions in Connie’s memory to assist with Hurricane Irma disaster relief efforts c/o the American Red Cross, P.O. Box 37839, Boone, IA 50037-0839 or by visiting www.redcross.org.