Jean E. George passed away at the age of 95 in her sleep on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, at her home in Attica, N.Y.
She was a very loving wife and mother who used her nurses training to raise her five children and care for her husband who suffered from Lou Gehrig’s disease.
Jean was born on Jan. 18, 1925, in Auburn, N.Y., to the late Clifford E. and Anna (Donnelly) Bishop. She was a graduate of Attica High School and a 1946 graduate of Millard Fillmore Hospital School of Nursing.
She is predeceased by her husband, Robert Armbrust George, who died in 1994; her five siblings and their spouses, Jack (Pep) Bishop, Bud (Elaine) Bishop, Doris (Vin) Martina, Bernard (Doris) Bishop and Rita (Eugene) Kautz. Jean is also predeceased by her husband’s sister, Helene and her husband, Emmet Dunlavey; husband’s brother, Leo “Bud” George and his wives, Betty and Pat; granddaughter, Leah Brundage; nephews, John and Kevin Kautz; and great-nephew, Christopher Secretan.
Jean is survived by her 5 children, Stephen (Noreen) George of Clarence, Mary (Phil) Knapp of Knoxville, Tenn., Paula (Tim) Wassink of Attica, Joanne (the late Steve) Todd of Ithaca and Laurie (Tom) Eidam of St. Louis, Mo.; ten grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and 30 nieces and nephews; her sister in law, Marlene Bishop; and her dear friend, Josie Farnella.
There will be no calling hours. Funeral Services were held at a Graveside Service in St. Vincent’s Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Attica Fire Department, 11 Water St. in Attica. For more information, please call 585-591-1212, or to leave a message of condolence, please visit www.marleyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC, 135 Main St., Attica, NY 14011.