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George Paul Tomko


1935 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
George Paul Tomko Obituary
GEORGE PAUL TOMKO We mourn the passing of George Paul Tomko, a longtime resident of Riverside, California. Born December 13, 1935 in Leechburg, Pennsylvania to John Tomko and Anna Shaley (both deceased), George was the middle of three children, eldest John and youngest Pauline, and half brother Pete. On August 4th, 2014 at 0008, at Riverside Community Hospital he succumb to natural causes. After graduating from Leechburg High School, he served as a United States Marine from 1953 to 1956 and never forgot his brothers and sisters in uniform. With his natural charm, handsome smile, and honest nature he worked very successfully within the sales industry in Southern California for many years until the day he passed. He found his niche in the plumbing supply business for well over 30 years where he developed many long term friendships along the way. George was a man of great character and kindness with a very big heart. He was loved by all that knew him. He is survived by his wife Carol and her children Rhonda, Robin, Richard, their children, and feline companion Nelson. Proud of his children Richard, Martha, Paula and Stefania and as well as 10 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Respecting his wishes to celebrate his life and service to his country, he will be interred with military honors at Riverside National Cemetery on Thursday, August 14th, 2014 at 1000 after a brief ceremony. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Jude's Children's Hospital or any Veteran service organization in his name is appreciated. As one of the "Boys from the Hills" he always said of this time of passing to consider me "Gone Fishing" and raise a shot of Crown Royal to remember me by. Arlington Mortuary, Directors (800) 275-4648 www.arlingtonmortuary.com
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Published in Press-Enterprise from Aug. 12 to Aug. 13, 2014
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