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Allen M.M. George Jr.

Schnecksville, Pennsylvania

May 27, 1941 – Jun 13, 2018 (Age 77)

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BORN
May 27, 1941
DIED
June 13, 2018
AGE
77
LOCATION
Schnecksville, Pennsylvania
CHARITY
American Heart Association

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Allen M.M. "Sonny" George, Jr., 77, of North Whitehall Township, died Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at Lehigh Valley Hospital – Cedar Crest. Born in Ballietsville, May 27, 1941, Allen was the son of the late Allen M.M. and Ethel M. (Schneck) George. He faithfully and honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War era. Allen was President and co-owner of the Ironton Telephone Co. and a lifelong "gentleman farmer". During his youth, he was an active 4-H member. Over the last few weeks, he planted 200 acres of crops. Having a love of the outdoors, Allen enjoyed hunting and snowmobiling. His greatest passion in life was drag racing. He recently won Drag Racing's most prestigious trophy, The NHRA Wally Award and was inducted into the Drag Racing Hall of Fame in North Carolina. Allen was an executive member of the East Penn Late Great Chevy Club and past President of MANDRA. Survivors: Sisters, Dorothy A. George of Slatington, Patricia L. Stewart (Richard) of Coplay, Rose Marie Beck of Schnecksville, Nancy J. Werner (Alfred) of East Greenville, Roberta F. George (Kevin Brey) of Pennsburg, Sonia E. Fink (David) of Germansville, Carolyn M. George of Schnecksville; ten nephews; one niece; predeceased by a brother, William D. George II. Service: Funeral services will be held 10:30 am. Monday, June 18, 2018 in the Heintzelman Funeral Home, Inc., 4906 Route 309, Schnecksville with Pastor Karen A. Yonney officiating. Family and friends may pay their respects from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Sunday and 9:30 – 10:30 am. Monday in the funeral home. Interment will follow the service at Union Church Cemetery, Neffs. Online expressions of sympathy may be recorded at www.heintzelmancares.com. Contributions: In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association and/or the Lehigh County 4-H Endowment Fund both in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box # 196, Schnecksville, PA 18078-0196.

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Our friend Allen will be greatly missed by our 409 Racing Group. Son Mike and I will hold dear the dinner evening we had with Allen on April 20. Rest in peace our friend. Race on!


Mark Steele, Falconer, NY

To the entire George family, My deepest sympathy to all of you on the loss of your loved one. I hope that your fond memories and my prayers will help you at this difficult time.

To the George families,
Allen was a kind and hard working man. He was also a talented mechanic, he often helped my husband (Skip) work on his classic cars. He will be missed by all that knew him. May the memories you shared bring you comfort during this difficult time. God Bless!

May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always.

May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always.

My thoughts and prayers go to all of Sonny's sisters... Allen was our
Best Man, the Godfather of my daughter Natalie and a cherished friend.I am so sorry I will not be able to see you all. May you feel the comfort of God's love as you walk this path of sorrow.

God speed my friend, A good man. You will be missed.