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George F. Thorsen

January 5, 1947 November 18, 2020
George F. Thorsen
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Obituary for George F. Thorsen
George F. Thorsen, 73, Gettysburg, PA and formerly of White Plains, NY passed away on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at the Gettysburg Hospital.

He was born January 5, 1947 in Queens, NY the son of the late Arthur and Josephine Roseto Thorsen. George is survived by his wife of 49 years, Patricia Williams Thorsen.

For many years, Mr. Thorsen taught foreign language at both Iona Prep School and Eastchester Public School system in New York. He later became an IT instructor at Queensboro Community College. While in Gettysburg he served on the Lake Heritage Board of Directors and on the Board of Directors at Birds of Paradise in Ajijic, Mexico.

In addition to his wife, George is also survived by a daughter, Erica Thorsen of Charlottesville, VA, a son, James Thorsen of Philadelphia, PA, two grandchildren; Rebecca Payne, Amanda Payne and a brother, Joseph Thorsen of Queens, NY.

Due to the COVID 19 situation funeral services will be private. In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to the Adams County Library System, 140 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325.
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