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John ”Jim” A. George
September 27, 2023
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John A. “Jim” George, 95, of Danielsville, passed away peacefully at home, while surrounded by loving family, on Wednesday, September 27, 2023. Born in Fullerton, Whitehall Township, he was the only child of the late John I. and Verna S. (Derhammer) George. Jim was the beloved husband of the late Claire G. (Kepp) George to whom he was married 66 years prior to her passing in 2022. A 1946 graduate of Liberty High School, he later honorably served in the United States Army during the Korean War. Jim was a fitter at Bethlehem Contracting Co. until retiring in 1993. He was previously employed for many years at the former General Welding, a tank manufacturer which was in Bethlehem. A sportsman at heart, Jim loved to play softball, and he was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was also an active member of Faith Independent Church of Christ, Walnutport.
Survivors: Jim will be lovingly remembered and dearly missed by his children, Jacqueline Altemose and husband, Raymond, of Moore Township, Allen George and wife, Jennifer, of Bath, and Darryl Silfies of Germansville; and four grandchildren, Cassandra, Autumn, Luke, and Mitchel.
Services: A viewing for friends and relatives will be held on Sunday evening, October 01, 2023, from 4:30 P.M. to 6:30 P.M. at the GEORGE G. BENSING FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 2165 Community Drive, Route 946, in the Village of Moorestown – Bath, PA 18014. Burial will be held privately with the family in New Hope Cemetery at Little Moore, Danielsville.
Contributions: In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be offered to Shriners Hospital for Children – Philadelphia, 3551 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140.