George J. Brehony

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November 2, 2012

George J. Brehony, 73, of West Lawn, died Friday at ManorCare, Sinking Spring, where he was a guest since Oct. 22.

He was the husband of Carole Schucker Brehony.

Born in Pottsville, he was a son of the late George C. and Eleanor Duffy Brehony.

He was a graduate of Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary High School, Pottsville, and was a Navy veteran.

George was a branch manager and loan specialist for CoreStates Bank for 35 years, retiring Dec. 31, 1998.

George served on the board of directors for the following: Campfire Girls, Shillington Lions Club, Wernersville Library, West Lawn Library and Keystone/Miller Blood Bank. He was the treasurer for 18 years of the Shillington Lions Club and was awarded the Melvin Jones Fellowship Award for his distinguished service to his club.

He was an avid reader and enjoyed listening to music, the Phillies and was an avid Philadelphia sports fan.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his son, Daniel S. Brehony, Mesa, Ariz.; his brother, Michael, husband of Donna Brehony, Schuylkill Haven; uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and grandnieces.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday from Klee Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., 1 E. Lancaster Ave., Shillington, with Pastor Brighty Harris officiating. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Please remember George by making contributions, in lieu of flowers, to Shillington Lions Club, P. O. Box 153, Shillington, PA 19607, Covenant Home Care, 1223 Pottsville Pike, Shoemakersville, PA 19555 or the Spring Township Library, 78-C Commerce Drive, Wyomissing, PA 19610.

Published in Republican & Herald on Nov. 6, 2012
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