Rev. Robert E. George
Son, Husband, Father, Grandfather, Great-Grandfather; Layman, Pastor, Elder.
Born May 4th, 1928, in Marilla, New York. Died peacefully on Friday, October 20th, 2023, at his home in Enola, Pennsylvania, joining Millie, his wife of 72 years, in heaven. The second of seven children born at the beginning of the Great Depression, which greatly influenced his life. Lived and worked in the Orchard Park, New York area. Accepted the teachings of God at the age of 13 and started his Faith journey. Joined the Navy at the age of 18 and participated in the final stages of WW2 following the Surrender in Tokyo Bay. Served aboard the USS Floyd B Parks (DD-884) as part of the China Patrol. Mustered out of the Navy in San Diego, California, and returned to the Buffalo, New York area, where he met Millie, married, started a family, and studied to become a pastor at Houghton College. Upon receiving his ordination, Reverend George served numerous charges throughout Central Pennsylvania until his retirement. Upon retiring, he served as part-time visitation pastor at the United Methodist Church in Linglestown, Pennsylvania.
Over the course of his years Reverend George enjoyed gardening, growing roses (Millie always received the first rose of the season), and woodworking.
Reverend George is survived by his 6 children, his brother Paul George, numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren, along with several nieces and nephews, both grand and great.
Tributes and remembrances may be made, in Reverend Robert Georges name, to the following:
Alzheimer’s Association (Alzheimer’s Association | Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia Help)
Susan G Komen Breast Cancer Foundation(https://www.komen.org)
The Sullivan Funeral Home is honored to serve the George family.