George F. Finnigan
George F. Finnigan, 84, of Munson, died March 6, 2017, at his residence.
Born August 12, 1932, in Chester Hill Borough, he was a son of the late Edward M. and Erma (Cowher) Finnigan.
He was married on March 15, 1958, to the former Carmen P. (Priestly) Fetters, whom preceded him in death on June 9, 1998.
George was of the Christian faith. He was an army veteran of the Korean War; and a member of the American Legion, John Ashley Dennis, Jr., Post #437, Philipsburg.
He was employed as a truck driver with a number of coal and oil companies throughout his working career. He had been most recently employed with the former Deshong & Fleck, Inc., Philipsburg, prior to his retirement.
George was preceded in death, in addition to his parents and wife, by four sisters: Elsie Rose, Jeanne Peters, Margaret Hrenko and Barbara Sunderlin; one brother, Edward J. Finnigan; and one step-son, Gary Fetters.
He is survived by two daughters, Margaret “Peggy” Eisenhauer and her husband, Timothy, of (Forest) RD Morrisdale and Georgianna Coble, of Lafayette, Indiana; one step-daughter, Marlene Wain and her husband, Leonard, of Hillsborough, New Jersey; five grandchildren: Chris Finnigan, of Lanse, Thomas Finnigan, of (Allemans) RD Fallentimber, Adam Eisenhauer, of Ft. Irwin, California, Daniel Eisenhauer, of (Forest) RD Morrisdale and Kelly Coble, of Lafayette, Indiana; five step-grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews, all of whom were very dear to him. George was also survived by his very own “man’s best friend,” his beloved dog, Elliott.
George will be missed by his fellow members of the “Key Largo’s Coffee Club.”
A memorial service for George will be held Saturday, March 11, 2017, at Noon, at the Beezer-Heath Funeral Home, 719 E. Spruce Street, Philipsburg, with Pastor Kenneth E. Zitsch, of St. John’s Lutheran Church, of Forest, Officiating.
Visitation will be on Saturday from 10:00 am until the time of the memorial service at the funeral home.
Interment will be in Umbria Cemetery, Osceola Mills.
Memorial contributions may be made in George’s memory to your local SPCA or to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.