Georgia Aileen Austin, passed into eternity March 1, 2013 aged 98 years and 8 months, at her home in Sharon, MA after a short illness. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Nathaniel Sands Austin of North Weymouth, a veteran of the USMC who served his country with honor at Battle of Iwo Jima during WWII. Georgia lived on Fort Point in North Weymouth for 62 years before moving to Sharon five years ago. She was a seamstress all her life and worked at Remicks department store in Quincy for 37 years. After retiring she went to work for Dan Cellucci at the Bridge Street Tailors in North Weymouth until she was 93 years of age. She was the beloved and devoted mother of Beverly Ann Rhoades and her husband Bill of Henniker, NH, Janice Carolyn Austin of Holliston and Natalie Sandra Austin and her partner Brian L. Kain both of Sharon. Georgia and Nat Austin had six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren they loved dearly: Russell R. McAndrews and his wife Donna, of Weymouth, Alan H. Coutu, Carolyn (Missy) OToole (nee Coutu) and her husband Jack all of Holliston, Jeffrey Sands Austin and his wife Noelia of Miami, FL and Jessica Aileen Torres of Nashua, NH. She was also preceded in death by their dearly loved grandson David Michael McAndrews also of North Weymouth. Born in Fairplay, MO on July 13, 1914, she was the only child of Melissa Anna Mustain and James Porter Akins. Her mother married A. Leo Pelrine in 1919; he was her Daddy-Pal and raised her after her parents divorced in 1917. Georgia grew up on farms in Missouri and in the wildcat oiler tin cities of Oklahoma and New Mexico before coming to MA in 1933. Georgia also leaves behind some very close loving friends: Mary Call Bigler of North Weymouth, Louise Murray of Hanover, her son Daniel Cellucci and his wife Judy of Scituate, Janet Dunkum and Josie Jablonski both of South Weymouth. We thank you for your love and friendship on her behalf. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a memorial visitation on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 10 a.m. in the McDonald Funeral Home North Weymouth, at 40 Sea Street (off Rte. 3A-Bicknell Sq.) A Funeral Service will follow in the funeral home at 11 a.m. followed by her burial in Old North Cemetery, Weymouth. In lieu of flowers, donations in Georgias memory may be made to The Home for Little Wanderers, 271 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115. 888-HOME-321 or 617-267-3700. See www.McDonald-FuneralHomes.com for directions and online condolences or call 781-335-0045.
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Published in The Sharon Advocate from Mar. 4 to Mar. 11, 2013