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Gerald George

Gerald L. George
Gerald L. George, 81, of Palmerton, died Friday, March 15, in Mahoning Valley Nursing Home, Mahoning Twp. He was the husband of Dorothy A. (Kelchner) George for the last 24 years. He worked as a plumber for Georges Plumbing & Heating, Aquashicola, for 43 years until retiring in 1993. Gerald belonged to St. Johns Towamensing Lutheran Church, Palmerton and was a life member of the Aquashicola Fire Company. He served as a staff sergeant in the Air Force from 1952 to 1956. Born in Aquashicola, Gerald was a son of the late William and Eva (Anglemeyer) George. Survivors: Wife; daughter, Lisa and husband Scott Wenner, of Slatington; son, Scott George and wife Veronica Ungate, of Aquashicola; stepdaughter, Susan Gegeckas, of Kunkletown; stepsons, David Semmel and wife Maryann, Mark Semmel and wife Paula, both of Palmerton; grandchildren, David, Blaise, Ellen, Steven, Matthew, Isaac and Sarah. Gerald was predeceased by his first wife, Elaine Ziegenfus. Services: 11 a.m., Tuesday, March 19, at St. Johns Lutheran Church, 2915 Fireline Rd., Palmerton. Call 9:30 to 11 a.m., Tuesday, in church. Arrangements, T.K. Thomas Funeral Home, Palmerton. Contributions: St. Johns Lutheran Church, Palmerton 18071, Aquashicola Fire Co., PO Box 41, Aquashicola 10812, Compassionate Care Hospice, 363 S. Route 100, Allentown,18106. www.tk-thomas-fh.com

Published in Morning Call on Mar. 16, 2013
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