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RUSH FUNERAL HOME INC.
3275 W. ROY FURMAN HWY BOX 388
ROGERSVILLE, PA 15359
(724) 499-5181

GEORGE T. SLIGAR Sr.

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SLIGAR GEORGE T., SR.
94, of Center Twp. (Rutan) Greene Co. PA, formerly of Pgh. , Thurs., Nov. 19, 2009 in the Ewing Manor- West Nursing Home, Rogersville, Pa. He was born Sept.16, 1915 in Triadelphia, WV, son of Thomas & Wilma Sisson Sligar. Mr. Sligar was a member & trustee of the Fairview U.M. Church, Graysville, Pa, 1933 graduate of Triadelphia (W.Va.) High School & 1938 graduate of the former California State Teachers College (California University of Pa). Mr. Sligar was a former woodworking instructor & school bus driver at Baldwin High School, Pgh. and was employed by the former Option Tool in Pgh. prior to establishing Option Woodworking in 1951 in his home & later relocating his business to Center Twp. Greene Co. Pa. in 1972 , he continued to design & build custom furniture, shipping nationwide, prior to retiring in 2000. He enjoyed fishing, mowing his lawn, cutting firewood and following football. He married Betsy Louise McKee who died June 9, 1978, and on Feb. 1, 1980 he married Wilma Frances Lewis Nelson who survives. Also surviving are two sons, George T. Sligar, Jr. of Holbrook and Edward Sligar of Pgh; a daughter, Nancy, wife of Robert Dierken of Sarasota, Fl.; step-children, Karl Lloyd, husband of Tina Nelson of Pawley's Island, SC, William Ronald, husband of Kay Nelson of Shippensburg, Charles Roger, husband of Wilma Nelson of Center Twp. (Rutan) & Peggy L., wife of John Labrum of Corona, CA.; 22 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren. Deceased in addition to his parents is a brother, James Sligar. Mr. Sligar was the last of his immediate family. Friends received 2-4 and 7-9 Saturday RUSH FUNERAL HOME, INC. Rogersville, Pa. service will be 3 pm Sunday, Nov. 22, 2009 with Pastor Nelson Boone officiating & Pastor Scott Blair assisting. Interment Fairview Cemetery, Richhill Twp. Family suggests memorials to: Fairview U.M. Church, 331 Poland Run Rd., Graysville, Pa. 15337. Family and friends may view the obituary; send condolences and flowers at
www.rushfuneralhomeinc.com.
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Nov. 21, 2009
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