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George J. Pettigrew

Obituary for George J. Pettigrew

August 6, 1933 - March 23, 2017
Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania | Age 83


George J. Pettigrew passed away at his home in Plymouth Meeting on March 23, 2017 at age 83. Born August 6, 1933 in Bryn Mawr, PA, George was the son of Sarah (Dodson) and Robert Pettigrew. He was the loving husband of the late Beverly (Chase) Pettigrew.

George is survived by his son Robert S. Pettigrew and his wife Lili, and George A. Pettigrew and his wife Lois. He was the brother of Helen Fradette and the late William D. Pettigrew.

George worked his entire career at the Bell Telephone Company and retired as a senior cable splicer. He enjoyed his work there and was also a member of the Bryn Mawr Fire Company where he was a decorated volunteer fireman. Most of all, George loved his family and they will miss him dearly.

George's Memorial Service will be on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Parsons Baptist Church, 232 Austin Avenue, Wilkes Barre, PA 18705. Visitation will begin at 10 AM followed by his Service at 11 AM. Interment will be at Memorial Shrine Cemetery, 1831 W 8th St., Wyoming, PA 18644.

Donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria VA 22312.

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Family Services entrusted to Boyd-Horrox-Givnish of East Norriton, 610-277-7000.

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Boyd-Horrox-Givnish Funeral Home, Inc.

200 West Germantown Pike
Norristown, PA 19401
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