BEQUET, Georges Andre Jr. 52, of Long Beach, NY passed away on June 4, 2014. Georges was born in Stamford, CT on Dec. 2, 1961. His family then moved to St. Petersburg, in 1977. After graduating Lakewood High School in St. Petersburg, he joined the United States Air Force where he earned the rank of Lieutenant. He then graduated from Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Georges furthered his education by obtaining an MBA at Hofstra University in New York. Georges was highly respected in the cosmetics and packaging industry. He was well known for his personable and professional manner. His most recent position was key account manager at Albea, with offices in Thomaston, CT and New York, NY. Prior to that he was regional account manager at Rexam Cosmetic Packaging Inc. Fluent in French, Georges traveled the globe. He shared his love of fine food and his passion for the French culture with his many friends and large family. Georges was predeceased by his sister, Suzanne Veronique Bequet, Nov. 26, 2013. Georges is survived by his father, Georges A. Bequet; his mother and step-father, Kathleen Bequet and Don Erickson; his brother, Craig R. Bequet; his niece and nephews, Elissa, Kevin and Nicholas Bequet, of St. Petersburg; his aunts, Monique Shay of Woodbury, CT, Francoise (Claude) Remond of France, Marie Claire Shay of Ridgefield, CT, Regina (Manuel) Reyno of Ocala; and his uncles, Douglas (Margie) Koziak of Shelton, CT, Raymond Koziak of Darien, CT; and his many cousins in Connecticut, Maryland, France and Singapore. A viewing was held June 10, 2014 at Christopher T. Jordan Funeral Home in Island Park, NY and a Celebration of his life was held June 12, 2014 at the residence of Monique Shay in Woodbury, CT. Interment will be in St. Petersburg.
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Published in the Tampa Bay Times on June 22, 2014