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Port Hawkesbury Businessman John F. Green Passes

Tributes are being paid to local Businessman John F. Green. Green, the founder of Green’s

At the recent Strait Area Chamber of Commerce Fall Dinner and Awards Gala, John F. Green (Center) accepting the Excellence in Business Award 

Funeral Home in Port Hawkesbury died suddenly this week at age 41.

In a Facebook post, the Strait Area Chamber of Commerce says Green’s passing is a shock, and his loss will be felt in the region. The chamber noted that just last week, Green accepted the Excellence in Business Award at its annual Fall Dinner and Awards gala.

Also mourning Green’s passing are members of his profession in the funeral home industry, where Green was president of the Funeral Service Association of Nova Scotia. The Association noted Green spent more than two decades dedicating his life to the funeral profession, not only serving the community he loved but volunteering his considerable talents to boards and associations both provincially and nationally.

Mass of Christian Burial for Green will be held on Monday.