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March 25, 2014

George F. Ferguson

MEADVILLE — George F. Ferguson, 89, of 24996 State St., Meadville, passed away Monday, March 24, 2014, at Crawford County Care Center, Saegertown.

George was born in Meadville on Feb. 25, 1925, a son of the late Frank and Alice (Gilmore) Ferguson.

On March 23, 1946, George married Marian G. Acker; she preceded him in death on May 5, 2008. Had she survived they would have celebrated 68 years of marriage on the day before his death.

He was of the Methodist faith.

George retired from the former Bumper to Bumper Auto Warehouse which was located on Route 98 in Meadville. He had previously been employed by the former Sunbeam of Meadville, the former Partridge Lumber Co., as a truck driver for both the former P.C. Yeager Co. and the former Spauldings, as a self-employed truck driver hauling coal and by the former American Viscose. He attended schools in Blooming Valley.

George enjoyed working on cars, painting cars, gardening and coon hunting.

George is survived by two sons, George L. Ferguson and his wife, Lorraine, of Guys Mills, and John F. Ferguson and his wife, Sara, of Blooming Valley; a daughter, Mary J. Coy and her husband, Alan, of Titusville; six grandchildren, George L. Ferguson II and his wife, Becky, Tonya S. Ferguson, Candi S. Esterly and her husband, Eric, Frank J. Ferguson and his wife, Sue, Michele L. Fisher and her husband, Jason, and Tiffany N. Jones and her husband, Joe; nine great grandchildren; a sister, Patricia Keas and her husband, Robert, of Meadville; a brother, Otis Ferguson and his wife, Shirley, of Florida; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents and wife, Marian, George was preceded in death by a brother, Merle Ferguson.

Family and friends are invited to call on Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Stephen P. Mizner Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., 330 Broad St., Saegertown, where funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Marshall Lillie, chaplain for Hospice of Crawford County, officiating.

George will be laid to rest next to his wife in Acker-Roger Cemetery, Hayfield Township.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Crawford County, 464 Pine St., Meadville, Pa. 16335.

Share your condolences at miznerfuneralhome.com.

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