Cover photo for John George's Obituary
John George Profile Photo
1917 John 2018

John George

March 8, 1917 — August 16, 2018

Jefferson Hills

JOHN  J.  GEORGE

John George, age 101, died Thursday, August 16, 2018 at his home in Jefferson Hills, Pennsylvania with family members by his side.  He was born John James George on March 8, 1917 in Clairton, Pennsylvania one of four children of James and Nora (Meena) George.

John was a WW II, U. S. Army Veteran, who served with General Bradley in the European Theater, the 3rd Armored Division.  He was awarded several Medals and 2 Bronze Stars for his military service.  He was a US Steel employee, working over 30 years in plants in the Monongahela Valley of Pennsylvania, retiring as a Crane Operator.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Viola (DeFalco) George on December 30, 2013; a son-in-law, Bob Sheets and all of his siblings, Kelly, Fannie and Charles George.  John is survived by his two children, son, James (Michele) George of East Brady, Pennsylvania and daughter, Holly George of Arlington, Virginia; four grandchildren, Dr. Peter (Jodi) George, Cammi (Pat) Mulligan, Michael (Sandy) George and Michele T. George; nine great grandchildren, Jessica, Kylie and Alexis George, Daniel, Kathleen and John Thomas Mulligan and Connor, Ryan and Tyler George; he is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received in the Stephen D. Slater Funeral Home 1701 Route 51 (Large) Jefferson Hills (412-384-0350) on Monday, August 20, 2018 from 4 – 8 PM. There will be a prayer in the funeral home on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 9:15 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Clare of Assisi Parish in Clairton, Pennsylvania at 10 AM.  John will be entombed, next to his wife, in the Mausoleum of St. Joseph Cemetery in North Versailles, Pennsylvania with Military Honors.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of John George, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Monday, August 20, 2018

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Stephen D. Slater Funeral Home

1701 PA-51, Jefferson Hills, PA 15025

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Prayer Service

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Starts at 9:15 am (Eastern time)

Stephen D. Slater Funeral Home

1701 PA-51, Jefferson Hills, PA 15025

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Mass of Christian Burial

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

St. Clare of Assisi Parish, Clairton

460 Reed St, Clairton, PA 15025

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Committal Service with Military Honors

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Starts at 11:30 am (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 11

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree