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Robert Coleman George

April 9, 1942 November 30, 2019
Robert Coleman George
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Obituary for Robert Coleman George

Robert Coleman George, 77 of Gettysburg, PA passed away on Saturday, November 30, 2019 at The Gettysburg Hospital.
Born April 09, 1942 in Pittsburgh, PA, he was the son of the late Albert & Avery (Coleman) George. Mr. George is survived by his wife of 54 years, Barbara (Bauer) George. He is a 1963 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh earning a degree in Chemical Engineering. Robert spent his career with the Hercules Corp. at their Covington, VA plant serving in various positions in the engineering department. Robert and Barbara moved to Gettysburg in 2008, it was always a special place in his heart, from the many times his father brought him to the battlefield as a young man to his retirement years where he enjoyed hiking the battlefield, learning from research on the battle and sharing his wealth of knowledge with the many friends he has met in Gettysburg. His memberships included: American Battlefield Trust (founding member), Adams County Historical Society, Virginia Historical Society, Gettysburg Foundation (1st Corps Aid-de-Camp). Robert and his brother Bill own their family farm in Clarion, PA where they spent many summers as young men.
In addition to his wife Barbara, he is survived by a son, Nick George and his wife Melissa of Chantilly, VA, a daughter, Avery Hicks and her husband Steven of Williamsburg, VA, three grandchildren; Ryan, Kayla and William George and his brother, William George and his wife Pat of The Villages, FL. Robert was predeceased by his sister, Sally Holmes and his step-mother, Mildred Hall George.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 25 West High St., Gettysburg with Fr. Daniel Mitzel, Celebrant. Interment will be in the Evergreen Cemetery, Gettysburg. A viewing will be held from 6:00-8:00 PM on Wednesday, December 4 at the Monahan Funeral Home in Gettysburg and on Thursday at the church from 10:00-11:00 AM.
The family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society, 924 N. Colonial Ave, York, PA 17403. Online tributes and condolences can be made at monahanfuneralhome.com


Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

4

Dec

6:00 PM 12/4/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 12/4/2019 8:00:00 PM
Monahan Funeral Home

125 Carlisle Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Monahan Funeral Home
125 Carlisle Street Gettysburg 17325 PA
United States

Visitation

Thursday

5

Dec

10:00 AM 12/5/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 12/5/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church

25 West High Street
Gettyburg, PA 17325

St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church
25 West High Street Gettyburg 17325 PA
United States

Service

Thursday

5

Dec

11:00 AM 12/5/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church

25 West High Street
Gettyburg, PA 17325

St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church
25 West High Street Gettyburg 17325 PA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Evergreen Cemetery Final Resting Place

799 Baltimore St.
Gettysburg, PA 17325

799 Baltimore St. Gettysburg 17325 PA
United States
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