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George R. York, 89

January 06, 2017

George R. York, 89, of Lititz, passed away Friday, January 6, 2017 at The Gardens at Lititz. Born in Long Island City, NY, he was the son of the late Albert and Anna (Rudolph) York.

He served in the US Coast Guard Merchant Marines and the US Navy during World War II. He worked on portholes on the USS Missouri and USS Iowa. George worked for Bethlehem Steel for many years. He volunteered at Lancaster Regional Medical Center and was a member of American Legion Post 413, Pocono Pines.

George is survived by his son George A. York, husband of Patricia of Summit Hill, daughter Roseann, wife of Vincent Candiello of Lititz; 5 grandchildren: Katelyn Candiello, Daniel York, Sharon York, Catherine Candiello High and Robert Candiello; and his sister Dotti Ross of New York. Four siblings, Ernest York, Kay Corrigan, Betty Drake and Iris Shields, preceded George in death.

A viewing will take place 2 to 6 PM, with a Christian Prayer Services led Rev. Michael Culkin at 2:30 PM, on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at the Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory, 3110 Lititz Pike, Lititz, PA 17543. Interment with Military Honors will take place at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Pennsylvania Wounded Warriors, Inc., 1117 Country Club Road, Camp Hill, Pa 17011.

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January 17, 2017

So sorry to hear about your loss. Love and prayers to your family. George was always such a kind man and a good neighbor. I will always think of him when I look at the stained glass that he made for my husband. I always enjoyed seeing him and talking to him up here in the Poconos. R.I.P George
Donna Martin 

January 15, 2017

SORRY FOR THIS BAD NEWS!  WE LOVE YOU GEORGE YOU WERE A GOOD NEIGHBOR, AND MY STEELERS FRIEND.  R.I.P. YOU MY FRIEND WILL BE MISSED.                                          CAROLE HELLER

January 10, 2017

What a wonderful, upbeat, amazing man!  He will be sorely missed.  We have many fond memories of George.  Our love and prayers are with all of you.  Love, Ron and Kendall

January 10, 2017

So very sorry for your loss. Your father was a very gentle kind man. Thoughts and prayers to you and your family. 

January 09, 2017

I am very sorry for the loss of your father..grandfather..friend. I knew George from LRMC and very much enjoyed our conversations. He spoke frequently of Rosanne and  Kaitlyn very proud of his family and their accomplishments. George will greatly be missed. I pray that you find peace and know that he is at peace. I will miss his great smile and happy go lucky personality.
Deana Sweitzer,  RN LRMC

January 09, 2017

So sorry to hear of your loss I was an agency nurse that took care of him and loved him dearly he was a joy to take care of and will truly be missed. Tammy finkey

January 09, 2017

Your daddy will always be your first dance partner, prince and first love.  May memories of times past fill your heart and soul with the joy of his presence.   He would want that for all who dearly loved him. He is as near as a dream away.  Sending healing thoughts for you all. 

January 08, 2017

My thoughts and prayers are with all the family of Dear George during this most difficult time. My most Heartfelt sympathy to everyone. 
Barbara Thompson 

January 08, 2017

You will be sorely missed Uncle George. I will always remember your smile and laugh. Thank you for the most cherished memories from when I was a child and what you have done for my children as well. The world has lost an incredible man. 

January 08, 2017

Roseann and all of your family, we are so deeply sorry for your loss of an amazing father and man. You are all in our prayers as is your dad! 
Sincerely,
Karen and Joe Voystock

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory
3110 Lititz Pike
Lititz, PA 17543
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