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George A. Brand

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GEORGE A. BRAND, 85, OF EAST COVENTRY George A. Brand, 85, of East Coventry Twp., husband of Margaret M. (Randall) Brand, passed away on Sunday at his home. Born in London, England, he was the son of the late Harry and Margaret (Medson) Brand. George was the president and founder of the Bucktown Gourmet Society, a co-founder of the East Coventry Soccer Association and was an officer of the Pulp & Paper Engineering Society. He enjoyed fly fishing, tennis, painting and woodworking. George received his BS in Mechanical Engineering from London University and attended graduate courses at MIT in the mid '60s. Most important to him was his family where he was affectionately called "G-Man" by his grandchildren. Surviving with his wife of 62 years are sons, Keith R. Brand, husband of Tracy, of East Coventry; Glenn S. Brand, husband of Judy, of Washington; Ian R. Brand, husband of Tina, of New Jersey, and Nigel C. Brand, husband of Shawn, of Pottstown; grandchildren, Erin, Scott, Sean, Jessica and Shelly, and daughter-in-law, Beverly Brand. He is predeceased by his son, Neil J. Brand, and his brother, Robert Brand. A memorial service will be Thursday, 4 p.m. at Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., 711 N. Franklin Street, Pottstown. Visitation will be Thursday from 3 to 3:45 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be private. Memorial donations may be made in George's name to Season's Hospice, 700 S. Henderson Road, Suite 225, King of Prussia, PA 19406. View obituaries or send condolences at www.catagnusfuneralhomes.com

Published in The Mercury on Mar. 27, 2013
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