George E. Ames Sr.
1928 - 2014 NORTH ADAMS George Edward Ames Sr., 85, of 82 East Quincy St., North Adams, died Friday, May 30, 2014, at his home. He was born in North Adams on July 9, 1928, a son of the late Joseph and Anna Hurst Ames. He attended North Adams schools, including the former St. Joseph High School. George was a Navy veteran, serving in both World War II and the Korean Conflict, until his honorable discharge. He last worked for 10 years in the maintenance department at the former Excelsior Process and Engraving in North Adams, until retiring. Earlier, he had worked at the former Arnold Print Works in Adams for many years. He had been a communicant of the former St. Francis of Assisi Church, North Adams, and was a member of Peter A. Cook Post 9144 Veterans of Foreign Wars, Clarksburg. He especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, the former Edith C. Deane, whom he married on June 4, 1960; his son, George E. Ames Jr. and his wife, Denise, of North Adams; two grandchildren, Payton and Brenden Ames, also of North Adams, as well as several nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. He was predeceased by his brothers, Joseph, Robert, and Edward Ames, and by his sister, Isabelle Beaudette. FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, June 4th, at 12 Noon in the PACIOREK FUNERAL HOME, 13 Hoosac St. Adams. Deacon Gregory LaFreniere, of the Parish of St. John Paul, II, Adams, will officiate. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours. Memorial donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675. To leave a message of condolence, please go online to www.paciorekfuneral.com.
Paciorek Funeral Home
13 Hoosac St Adams, MA 01220
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on June 1, 2014