George S Mehalko
George S. Mehalko, 91, of Titusville, passed away on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 3:25 PM at UPMC Hamot in Erie.
George was born on March 5, 1928 in Conneautville to the late Charles and Emma Tkach Mehalko. He married Jean Proper on February 14, 1953 in at Chapmanville. She preceded him in death on July 3, 2019.
He was a graduate of Cambridge Springs High School.
George worked for 35 years at Universal Cyclops Specialty Steel Corp. where he was a member of the Quarter Century Club. He also drove school bus for many years for Townville Schools.
He attended the Chapmanville Community Church and was a member of the Chapmanville Vol. Fire Dept. for 52 years and was a Forest Fire Warden for 40 years. He enjoyed spending winters with his wife in Florida for over 30 years and being on their boat on Conneaut Lake. George was a jack of all trades, a great story teller, and loved being with his family and friends.
George is survived by a son, Tom Peebles and Amy Ziegler of Oil City, and a daughter, Sonia Herz and husband Steve of Danville, CA; two grandsons, Nathaniel Herz and wife Kristi, and Jason Herz and wife Cassie; three great grandchildren, Ethan, Madison, and Nolan Herz; two sisters, Mary Barnes of Meadville, and Evelyn Hoppenstand of Apollo Beach, FL; two brothers Vince Mehalko of Meadville, and John Mehalko and wife Lisa of Albion, PA; special friends Raymond and Jayne Cooper of Cooperstown; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a brother Charles Mehalko.
Family and friends may call at Gordon B. Garrett Funeral Home Inc. 303 N. Washington St. on Friday, from 4 to 7 PM and Saturday from 10 to 11 AM at the Chapmanville Community Church. A funeral service will be conducted at 11 AM with Rev. Glen VanCise, officiating.
Interment will be in Chapmanville Cemetery.
The family asks that memorials be made to the Chapmanville Community Church or to the Chapmanville Volunteer Fire Dept.
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Ashley Hawkinson
Sep 25, 2019
I am so thankful for the opportunity to meet this special family and George, by being his nurse. Even though it was only three days he will definitely not be forgotten by me. Every time I have a chocolate milkshake I will forever think of George!!