George Brlas, 80, of Camden Township went to be with the Lord on March 21, 2013. He was born on November 13, 1932 in Elyria.
A life-long resident of Lorain County, George served his country in the United States Army from 1952 to 1954. He was stationed at Fort Smith, Ark. And Nuremberg, Germany.
George worked a large part of his career in the United States Postal Service at the Wellington and Elyria post offices.
George loved sports. He was a fan of the Cleveland Indians, Browns and Cavaliers, and The Ohio State Buckeyes. He was an avid bowler and golfer. He coached many of his sons' baseball teams and umpired the sport for many years.
George was a member of Camden Baptist Church in Camden Township, Ohio. He was a devoted family man who was always concerned with the welfare of his family before himself.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Donna (nee Earl), children Terry (Angie) Brlas, of Brunswick, Ohio , Beth (Kevin) Dendorfer, of Camden Twp., and Jeffrey (Debbie) Brlas, of Camden Twp., grandchildren, Faith Brlas, Daniel and Courtney Dendorfer, Jeffrey, Brittany, and Matthew Brlas, and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by brothers Paul, Mike, and John Brlas, sister Mary Ford, and parents Michael and Susie Brlas.
Friends may call on Sunday March 24, 2013 from 3:00 to 6:00 pm at the Camden Baptist Church, 17901 St Rt 511, Wellington. Services will be held on Monday at 11:00 am at the church. Pastors Larry Nocella and Bill Kopas will be officiating. Burial with military rites will follow at Camden Cemetery.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Morman Funeral Home, Wakeman. Online condolences may be left at www.mormanfuneralhome.com
Memorial contributions may be made to the Camden Baptist Church or Lorain County Veterans Services.
Published in The Morning Journal on Mar. 23, 2013