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Francis A. Green, Jr.

November 4, 1942 ~ January 14, 2024 (age 81) 81 Years Old
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Francis Green, Jr. Obituary

Francis A. Green, Jr., 81, of Lewes, Delaware and formerly of Wilmington, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, January 14, 2024.  Born in Wilmington on November 4, 1942, he was the son of the late Francis A., Sr. and Eleanor V. (Amoroso) Green. 

Franny was a graduate of Salesianum School and attended the University of Delaware.  He served as a police officer with the City of Wilmington Police Department, having retired in 1984 after 19 years of service.  Following his career as a police officer, Franny was employed as a fraud investigator with Wilmington Trust Company and retired from his second career in 2004 after another 19 years of service.  He was also certified as a polygraph examiner. 

Franny will be dearly missed by his wife of 37 years, Maria Aiello Green; his children, Lisa Blanchette (Tim), Claire Monigle (William), Frank Green III (Mary), Julie Ziegler (J.T.), and Jason Mahon (Jill); his grandchildren, Joseph and Mahlon Ziegler, and Hanna Strick.  In addition, he is survived by his siblings, George Green, Eleanor Ann Green and Robert Green. 

Family and friends are invited to visit at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 9th and DuPont Streets, Wilmington on Thursday, January 25 from 10:00 – 11:45AM.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12:00PM, immediately followed by interment in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Ashland.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Franny may be made to the Police Athletic League of Wilmington, 3707 N. Market Street, Wilmington, DE 19802 (

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January 25, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:45 AM
St. Anthony of Padua Church
901 N. DuPont Street
Wilmington, DE 19805

Mass of Christian Burial
January 25, 2024

12:00 PM
St. Anthony of Padua Church
901 N. DuPont Street
Wilmington, DE 19805

Interment following Mass
January 25, 2024

St. Patrick's Cemetery - Ashland
Ashland Clinton School House Road
Ashland, DE 19707


Police Athletic League of Wilmington
3707 N. Market Street, Wilmington DE 19802


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