George Robert Georges, died peacefully on April 21, 2022 at the age of 93 after a short illness. George was born on May 28, 1928 in New Britain to the late Elizabeth and Robert Georges. He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Mary, and his sons Bob and Derek, all of Bristol, CT. George is also survived by his sister Patsy Palmonari of Vorhees, NJ, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins from CO, CT, NJ, OH, VT, and Ontario, Canada. In addition to his parents he is predeceased by, his brother Amer Georges and sister Lilian Sargis of NJ.
He enlisted in the US Army in 1946 as a rifleman and was honorably discharged in 1948. He then joined the family business, Georges Jewelers, where he met and married Mary. They started their family in New Britain, and eventually settled in Bristol in 1968, which continues to be their home. After his time in the jewelry business, George became a "Teamster", driving with an exemplary safety record for more than 35 years before retiring in 1990. George was passionate about family, always giving of his time and attention. Mary and George hosted many holiday celebrations and frequent family gatherings. He was an active and longstanding member of St. Gregory Church, Bristol.
George’s funeral will be held on Wednesday, April 27, 2022 at 9:15 AM from the Funk Funeral Home, 35 Bellevue Avenue, Bristol to St. Gregory the Great Parish, 235 Maltby St., Bristol for a Mass of Christian burial at 10:30 AM. Burial with full Military Honors will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol. Calling hours will be Tuesday from 5-7 PM. Please visit George’s memorial website at www.FunkFuneralHome.com
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