George Painter

Obituary of George R. Painter

George R. Painter, 80, formerly of Carbondale, PA, died Tuesday night, July 23, 2019 at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton, PA, after an illness.

Born August 13, 1938 in Old Forge, PA, he was the son of the late Joseph and Pauline Gaylets Painter.

George was a 1958 graduate of Somerville High School, Somerville, NJ. Prior to his retirement, he had been employed as a frozen food clerk at Acme Market and as a custodian for the Somerville High School, Somerville, NJ. Before moving to Carbondale, he had formerly resided in Old Forge, PA. He was a former member of the Elks Club and was a member of the Covenant Reformed Church of Carbondale. George was a blessing to all who knew him. He loved the Lord and is finally at peace.

He is survived by friend and caretaker: Kimberly Budzinski, of Dickson City, PA; cousins: Cathy Jasniewicz and Paula Giles.

He was preceded in death by a sister: Joan Painter.

The funeral was held Sunday, July 28, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. from the Covenant Reformed Church, 47 South Church Street, Carbondale, officiated by the Rev. Richard J. Miller, pastor. Interment was held Monday, July 29, 2019 at Fairview Memorial Park, Elmhurst, PA.

Arrangements by Carmine J. & Louis C. Parise Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Carbondale, PA.

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Funeral Service

11:30 am
Sunday, July 28, 2019
Covenant Reformed Church
47 South Church Street
Carbondale, Pennsylvania, United States

Final Resting Place

11:30 am
Monday, July 29, 2019
Fairview Memorial Park
111 SR 435
Elmhurst, Pennsylvania, United States
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