J. Jeffrey George Former Chambersburg resident, John Jeffrey "Jeff" George, died on Friday, September 20, 2013, at his home in San Rafael, Calif. He was the son of John F. George (deceased) and June L. George and was a seventh generation descendant of Col. Benjamin Chambers, the founder of Chambersburg. He was preceded in death by his older brother, Jay Chambers George. Jeff is survived by his wife Rohmana D'Arezzo George; his beloved stepson Raphael Harris (fiance of Carrie Stephenson); and his loyal German Shepherd Kona, all of Calif. He is also survived by his siblings, Joel W. George (husband of Joanne) of Upper Strasburg, Jeryl S. George (husband of Rhonda) of Orrstown, Joan G. Wagner (wife of Terry) of Chambersburg, and James F. George of Bethesda, Md. Jeff also has 11 nephews and nieces and nine great-nephews and nieces, whom he dearly loved. Jeff was a telephone network engineer for many years and then worked as a telecommunications consultant for 35 years, designing and installing computer networks for businesses and schools. He was an expert in computers and Information Technology and always had an excited enthusiasm for the latest advances in technology. He was an avid outdoorsman and photographer and spent many enjoyable years photographing nature in California, Hawaii and Horse Valley, Pa. Over the years, Jeff looked forward to his Pennsylvania visits with his family and his homecomings always felt like holidays. He was a loving son, brother and uncle, a devoted husband and step-father, and he possessed a great sense of humor and a warm, compassionate heart. He will be sorely missed by all. Memorial service will be at the convenience of the family.
Published in Public Opinion on Sept. 26, 2013