George N. Blaney, 78, of Centerville, formerly of Whitman and East Bridgewater, passed away peacefully on August 26, 2021, surrounded by his loving family after a period of declining health. George was born and raised in South Boston. He was one of eleven children born to the late Charles H. and Martha (Beck) Blaney. He is survived by his wife of twenty-five years Attorney Janet B. Cole, his stepson, William E. Cole and his wife Carrie A. Cole, and step-grandchildren, William M. Cole and Kathryn T. Cole, all of Centerville. He loved them as his own. His beloved dog Daphne will also miss him. He is also survived by his siblings, Eugene B. Blaney, Mary (Blaney) Paradis, Paul A. Blaney, and Leo J. Blaney. He was predeceased by his siblings, Charles H. Blaney, Jr., Richard L. Blaney, Arthur C. Blaney, Fredrick A. Blaney, Raymond V. Blaney, and Donna M. Blaney. George was an avid golfer, a fabulous cook, and a skilled builder. He worked for Cirelli Foods for many years as the creator and manager of the "Cash and Carry" located in Brockton. He retired from Goldman Paper Company of Randolph. George was a member of the Halifax Congregational Church and was an active member of many ministries until the move to Centerville in 2020. His church family was very important to him. He was a man of wisdom, integrity, and humility. His life was well spent. He will be missed greatly and his memory will live on in all who knew him. Pursuant to George's request, he will be cremated and burial will be private. There will be a celebration of life at a later date. The family would like to thank Lauren Chartier, RN who has cared tirelessly and compassionately for George for the last two years. She helped him and his family during this difficult journey. Memorial donations may be made to the Halifax Congregational Church, 503 Plymouth Street, Halifax, MA 02332, Attention Linda Sullivan, Treasurer.
Published by The Patriot Ledger on Sep. 4, 2021.