Mar. 5, 1920 - Mar. 23, 2014
George Aguiar was born on March 5, 1920 in Brooklyn, NY. George worked for the federal government as a welder and carpenter in San Francisco, CA. After retirement he and his wife Josephine moved to Grass Valley, CA where they lived for thirty years. In 2010 they moved to a retirement community in Ripon, CA to be closer to their family.
George loved the outdoors, traveling and ballroom dancing with his wife. He served in the U.S. Army and was a decorated World War II veteran. George was a life member of the NARF, VFW, NRA, DAV, Elks Lodge, American Legion, and Italian American Club. He was a member of the Shelter Cove Community Church in Modesto, CA and was baptized at the age of 92. He is survived by his wife Josephine Aguiar of 72 years, his children Linda Pool and George Aguiar Jr., five grandchildren; Alissa Doolan, Matthew Hoage, Daniel Hoage, Kristina Calderaro, Michael Pool, five great grandchildren and his sister Rosemary Phelan.
A celebration of life will be held April 17, 2014 at 11 AM at Deegan Ripon Memorial Chapel, 111 S. Palm Ave. Ripon, CA. He will be laid to rest at Sacramento Valley National V.A. Cemetery in Dixon, CA. In loving memory please send donations to Community Hospice, 4368 Spyres Way, Modesto, CA, 95356.
Deegan Ripon Funeral Chapel
111 Palm Ave Ripon, CA 95366
Published in the Modesto Bee on Apr. 13, 2014