George Francis Green, age 81 of Mesa, Ariz., passed away on March 1, 2009. Retired for 24 years he was an active member of the Knights of Columbus and served in the Korean War. He was preceded in death by his wife Anne, his parents Alfred Green and Luica Reding and one sister and four brothers. He is survived by his daughter Elizabeth, grandchildren Derek and Joshua as well as three other grandchildren and three great grandchildren. There will be a memorial service at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 5 at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona in Phoenix, Ariz. Arrangements entrusted to Valley of the Sun Mortuary, Chandler, Ariz.