George J. DeBarbieri

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WELLSVILLE - George J. DeBarbieri, 91, of 3432 North Dr., passed away on Thursday (Sept. 13, 2018) at Jones Memorial Hospital.

He was born on July 13, 1927, in Wellsville, the son of the late George J. and Helen (Fox) DeBarbieri Sr. On May 30, 1953, in Wellsville, he married Jeanette Fanton, who survives.

George attended Wellsville High School, and served with the Merchant Marines.

He was first employed at the Sinclair Refinery, and the DeBarbieri Sporting Goods Store in Wellsville. He was later employed by Worthington Corporation in Wellsville for 37 years; retiring in 1989.

He was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church, enjoyed meeting his friends for coffee at McDonald's and was an avid golfer.

Surviving in addition to his wife is a son, Michael (Susan) DeBarbieri of Portville; a daughter, Laurie A. DeBarbieri of Naples, Fla.; three grandchildren, Amy (Michael) Pope, Joseph (Kate) DeBarbieri and John DeBarbieri; five great-grandchildren, Matthew, Ellie, and Charlotte Pope, and Samuel and Maxwell DeBarbieri; a sister, Marguerite D. Graves of Pittsford; a sister-in-law, Marilyn Lampman of Tulsa, Okla.; as well as several several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a sister, Letitia Parron; two brothers, Louis, and Richard DeBarbieri; and two brothers-in-law, Harry Graves and George Lampman.

Friends are invited to a Memorial Mass at 11 a.m. Friday (Oct. 12, 2018) at the Immaculate Conception Church in Wellsville. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery.

Please consider memorial donations to the Hart Comfort House or any .

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Published in The Olean Times Herald on Sept. 16, 2018
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