Joseph J. Green

VERNON, Mich. — Joseph J. Green, 55, of Vernon, Mich., passed away Monday, March 11, 2019, at Sparrow Health Systems in Lansing, Mich. Joe was born May 26, 1963, in Detroit to Nino and Sandra (Klein) Green. He grew up and attended high school in Gladstone and lived in Lansing for several years before moving to Hot Springs, Ark., where he became schooled in appliance repair. He returned to Michigan and established RoboJoe Industries Major Appliance Repair serving Shiawassee County and surrounding communities.

Joe was active in the community and was known for his generosity, his creative website and a book he wrote and shared with others on how to save money on appliance repairs.

He is survived by his father, Nino; his son, Michael (Tina) Boucher; three grandchildren, Casey, Elizabeth and Sebastian; two sisters, Leah (Kevin) Belanger and Naomi Green; his uncle, Marty Klein; and several nephews, cousins, friends and his special friend, Bobbie LaMar.

He was predeceased by his mother Sandra.

A memorial service celebrating Joseph’s life will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 30, at Watkins Brothers Funeral Homes, Jennings-Lyons Chapel, 520 West Main St. Owosso, MI 48867.

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