George Edmund Rule

George Edmund Rule of West Chester George Edmund Rule, 53, of West Chester, passed away in his home on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, surrounded by his loving family after a long battle with cancer. He was the beloved husband of Regina "Genie" Ceribelli Rule for 29 years and devoted father to Kelly, Matthew and Mackenzie Rule. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of Edmund N. Rule and the late H. Joyce Schaeffer Rule. George is also survived by his sisters, Cheryl F. Rowland (Ray), Dawn E. Kirby (Roy), his brother Jeffrey N. Rule (Kim) and many in-laws, nieces and nephews. George was the CFO of Reilly Foam Corporation for over 30 years. He was a 1977 graduate of Ridley High School in Ridley. In 1981, he received a BA in business administration from Millersville State College where he enjoyed four successful years of playing college football. George had a love for golf and made many lasting friendships through the years. He was a member of Applebrook Country Club and a former member of Concord Country Club. He enjoyed coaching his children in various basketball leagues, including West Chester Lightning, West Chester Juniors, Ss. Simon & Jude CYO and the Chester County Wizards AAU organization. His strong passion for sports and ability to teach inspired the lives of many young athletes. George will be remembered for his sense of humor and ability to tell stories that left everyone in stitches. His personality allowed him to relate with everyone and he will be sorely missed. Family and friends are invited to his viewing from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, and from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, at The Donohue Funeral Home, 1627 West Chester Pike (Cor. Hilltop Road) West Chester (610) 431-9000, followed by his funeral Mass at 11 a.m. a Ss. Simon & Jude Church, 8 Cavanaugh Court, West Chester. Interment Ss. Peter & Paul Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Neighborhood Hospice, 400 E. Marshall Street, West Chester, PA 19380. Online condolences

Published in The Daily Local on Feb. 19, 2013