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“Grew up together on the west side of Chicago Heights. Played basketball, football and baseball with him as kids at Ashland park. He gave me the...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: Robert Marnell - Schererville, IN

“So sorry for your loss. Bruce clearly impacted so many people in a positive way. I have you and your family in my prayers and thoughts Sheila. ”
2 of 16 | Posted by: John Iwanski - Chicago, IL

“Hello bruce I am so sorry to hear of your passing, you were a very very good friendof mine for 50 years,a former team mate of mine with the Chicago...Read More »
3 of 16 | Posted by: A friend

“Bruce was my JOLIET Charger teammate in 1970 and 71. I remember him well. My heartfelt sympathy and prayers to his family. Sincerely, Leit jones ”
4 of 16 | Posted by: Leit Jones - LATHRUP village, MI

“So sorry for your Loss. Bruce maybe gone but he will never be forgotten. ”
5 of 16 | Posted by: Bob Necastro - Lansing, IL


6 of 16 | Posted by: Robert Necastro - Lansing, IL

“My condolences to the family for your loss. Bruce was a great guy and great friend. Again my deepest sympathy. ”
7 of 16 | Posted by: Larry Necastro - Chicago, IL

“All of us that played Park District baseball in Chicago Heights looked up to Mr. Green . He was always quick to share his skills with us and make us...Read More »
8 of 16 | Posted by: MARK MCKENNA - CHICAGO, IL

“Sheila,I am so sorry for the tragic loss of your husband, Bruce. May his name be an eternal blessing and may he Rest In Peace. ”
9 of 16 | Posted by: Michelle Klein - Chicago, IL

“Sheila,I am so very sorry for you and your family on the tragic loss of your husband, Bruce. May his name be an eternal blessing and may he Rest In...Read More »
10 of 16 | Posted by: Michelle Klein - Chicago

“Paul and I were so very sorry to hear about Bruce passing. We have great memories of him in high school . May your fond and precious Memories get...Read More »
11 of 16 | Posted by: A friend

“My heart goes out to the Green family he will sorely be missed. He was a good friend to me my whole life. Prayers Cindy Maiorano ”
12 of 16 | Posted by: Cynthia Maiorano - CRETE, IL

“I've known Bruce since he was in 'little league'. We eventually started working together at the Chgo Hits. Fire Dept. He and I were at the same...Read More »
13 of 16 | Posted by: Tony and Evie Mangano Gold Canyon

“My condolences to the Green family. Bruce was a 16 inch softball legend. I never seen anyone hit it farther! RIP Bruce ”
14 of 16 | Posted by: Art Petrarca - Naperville, IL

“Our condolences to the entire Green Family. Bruce, is very special to me, and I will miss and never forget him. I spent a lot of time at the...Read More »
15 of 16 | Posted by: Jim Mangano - Fort Lauderdale, FL

“Bruce was a great teammate, father and person. Thanks for your leadership and friendship. Don Gotkowski( Joliet Chargers). ”
16 of 16 | Posted by: A friend


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Bruce was born on October 5, 1944 and passed away on Sunday, August 6, 2017.

Bruce was a resident of Illinois at the time of passing.

He was actually drafted by the Detroit Tigers for baseball out of high school however he elected to go on to college at Midland University where he attended on a football scholarship and received All-American honors.

Visitation Thursday, August 10th from 3 p.m. until time of service at 8 p.m. at Heartland Memorial Center, 7151 183rd Street, Tinley Park.

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