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John G. Green, retired FBI special agent, WWII veteran <br> June 12, 1928 -- Jan. 30, 2009

John G. "Jack" Green of East Aurora, a retired FBI special agent, died Jan. 30 in St. Petersburg, Fla., after a short illness. He was 80.

Born in Camden, N.J., he was a Marine Corps veteran of World War II. He spent three years as a seminarian before receiving his bachelor's degree from Catholic University.

Mr. Green was with the FBI from 1962 to 1982. For the last of those years, he was assigned to the Buffalo field office, where among other duties he was liaison to the Toronto Police. After retiring he worked as a private investigator until 1998.

Mr. Green was a former chairman of the local chapter of the Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI.

An East Aurora resident for nearly 40 years, he was an active member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. He was a sailor, skier and hunter, and a member of the Buffalo Yacht Club since 1976.

Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Sheila Coughlin Green; four daughters, Mary, Dr. Coleen Cunningham, Teresa and Katie; and two sons, J. Gerard Jr. and Patrick.

A memorial Mass will be offered at 11 a.m. April 25 in Immaculate Conception Church, 520 Oakwood Ave., East Aurora.

[BUCKHAM]

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