George F. Lemister, 87, former Valley Resident, died at Van Duyn Home and Hospital on Monday [August 18, 2008].
Born in Syracuse, NY he was an employee of General Electric and a bartender at the Valley Legion. George was a Marine Veteran of WW II serving in the Guadalcanal – Tulagi Invasion and the Battle of New Georgia, Solomon Islands. He was a member of the American Legion Valley Post 1468.
Surviving are his special friend, Olga Long of Syracuse, nieces and nephews, Pamela (Corky) Sprague of Liverpool, Deb (Jack) Ennis and Sheila Connors, all of Georgia, John (Carolyn) Connors of Massachusetts.
At George’s request, he has donated his body to SUNY Medical University. There are no funeral services scheduled. The family wishes to thank the staff of the 5th floor at Van Duyn for their exceptional care given to George.