Meadville Tribune

May 25, 2013

George W. Unger

Meadville Tribune

TACOMA, Wash. — Loving husband, father and friend George Wesley Unger died Sunday, May 19, 2013.

Born on Feb. 24, 1923, in Meadville, George entered the U.S. Army in 1943, participating in the Normandy, Northern France and Rhineland campaigns. He and wife, Mary, moved permanently to Tacoma, Wash., in 1947, raising their family and living in the same house until his passing. George worked at the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department for 33 years, where he retired as a supervisor in 1985. He actively supported the Boy Scouts and Calvary Baptist Church. An avid hunter, camper and fisherman, George also enjoyed full-size and model railroads and scooting up and down logging roads on his trail bike. 

George is survived by Mary, his beloved wife of nearly 70 years; sons, David of Bellevue, Neb., and Randy (Jean) of Olalla, Wash.; brother, Carl (Kathy); and four grandchildren.

He was predeceased by son, James; sisters, Cora and Edna; daughter-in-law, Elizabeth; and grandchildren, Christopher and Jonathan.

At George’s request, interment was private.