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George J. Vacek, Sr. ,beloved husband, father, and grandfather, age 77, passed away on Sunday, November 4, 2012, in Houston, Texas. He was born on November 13, 1934 in East Bernard, Texas. He graduated from East Bernard High School and served in the United States Air Force for four years. He retired from Transcontinental Gas Pipeline Company after 39 years of service. He and his wife, Mary Ann, moved from Houston to Hempstead in 2000 where he was a member of St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church. There they enjoyed their retirement years together at their dream place in the country. He is preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Mary Vacek, previous wife, Gwendolyn Vacek, and step-daughter, Stephanie Powers. George is survived by his wife of 23 years, Mary Ann Vacek, son and his wife, George Jr. and Amber Vacek, daughter, Gail Dentler, step- son, Gerod Powers, his brother and wife, Vencle and Dolores Vacek, and sisters, Lillian Brod and Marietta Macha. He is also survived by grandchildren, Cameron, Caden, Carrington and Cortlyn Vacek, Megan and Kate Dentler, and Seth and Ryan Powers, and many nieces and nephews. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather and he will be greatly missed by all. A visitation will be held at Forest Park Lawndale Funeral Home on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 from 5pm-8pm. A funeral mass will begin at 2pm on Thursday, November 8, 2012, followed by interment.


Published in Houston Chronicle on Nov. 7, 2012
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