Anita Marie George(1945 - 2012)

Anita Marie George September 17, 1945 - October 24, 2012 Anita was born in Bristol, Connecticut, the first daughter of Oseo Louis Balestracci and Maryana Ann Balestracci. She graduated from Washington High School in Los Angeles, California and from Fullerton College in Fullerton, California. Anita married Robert Clifford George on November 2, 1968 in Hawthorne, California. Robert and Anita resided in Anaheim, California for 27 Years. They were blessed with two sons, Robert Clifford George, Jr. and Gerard Oseo George. The George family moved to Bakersfield, California in 1995 with a relocation process with State Farm Insurance. Both Anita and Bob retired from State Farm Insurance to enjoy life and travel. They loved to travel all of thier lives and shared many wonderful trips with family and friends. Anita and Bob had a very close and loving marriage for 44 years. Anita is survived by her husband Robert George; Sons Robert George, Jr. and Gerard George; Grandaughter Chloe Elizabeth George; and Gerard's loving girlfriend for many years, Kristi Gaulco. Anita is also survived by her brother Antonio F. Balestracci, his wife Mary Balestracci, children and grandchildren; Anita's sister Mary Dolores Barr, Husband Edward Barr, Children and grandchildren. She is also survived by aunts and uncles Josephine Seguin, Elvira Balestracci, Mary Masi, John Balestracci and wife Joanne, Toni Mitchell, Dora Key, Marie Balestracci wife of Pietro Balestracci, and Livia McLarney. There will be no services. There will a distribution of ashes by the family at a later date. www.bakersfield.com/obits

This obituary was originally published in the Bakersfield Californian.

Published online on Nov. 18, 2012 courtesy of Bakersfield Californian.