CHITTENDEN - George A. Herrick, 71, of Chittenden died Tuesday morning, March 26, 2013, at his home surrounded by his family.
He was born in Rutland, March 28, 1941, the son of William and Aurore (Guertin) Herrick.
George was a U.S. Air Force
Veteran, serving during the Vietnam War
He was employed by Carris Reels Inc., and from 1968 to 1999, he was employed by Sears Inc.
George was a member of the Chittenden Volunteer Fire Dept. and an auditor for the Town of Chittenden.
Surviving are his wife Betty (Capron) Herrick of Chittenden; three sons, Jeffrey Herrick of Chittenden, Brian Herrick of Rutland, and his children Tawnya, her daughter, Aubrey and Matthew and John Bradley Mendenhall and his wife Lisa Strachan of Vineyard Haven, MA; two daughters Patricia Pelkey and her husband Herb of West Rutland, and their children Marie, Caitlin and Nash, and Cheryl Lowe and her husband Erik of West Tisbury, MA, and their children Emily and Aaron; nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his wife Margaret (Carroll) Herrick, and by a brother, William H. Herrick, Jr.
Visiting hours will be held Thursday, March 28, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Clifford Funeral Home in Rutland.
Graveside services with military honors will be held Friday, March 29, at 2:15 p.m. at Horton Cemetery in Chittenden.
Contributions may be made to Chittenden Volunteer Fire Dept, 266 Chittenden Road, Chittenden, VT 05737.