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Obituaries > GEORGE, MARTIN N.

Martin N. George, age 91, died on February 8, 2006. Born February 9, 1915 in Wilkes-Barre, PA, and educated in Kingston, PA. Following the Susquehanna River floods of 1936, his family relocated to Miami, FL. He is survived by his wife Annette; his children, David, Donna, and Suzanne; and his sister Mary. A WWII U.S. Marine staff sergeant in the South Pacific Pack, he served with the 4th Marine Raider Battalion under Colonel James Roosevelt. A life member of the U.S.M.C. Marine Raider Association and the Marines Memorial Club. A past president and 46-year member of the Lakeshore Homeowners Association, and member of The YMI. A past president and honorary pioneer member of the St. Stephen’s Men’s Club, he also chaired numerous diocesan fundraising drives. After selling his businesses and retiring in 1985, he volunteered for many causes including Project Read, St. Anthony’s Dining Room, and The Janet Pomeroy Recreational Center for the Handicapped. A Memorial Mass will be held on Tuesday at 12 noon at St. Stephen’s Church, 601 Eucalyptus Drive, San Francisco. In lieu of flowers, kindly make a donation to your preferred charity.