George E. Seelinger

Born: Thu., Aug. 5, 1926
Died: Sun., May 13, 2018


Visitation

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Wed., May 16, 2018
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Wed., May 16, 2018
Location: Peterson-Blick Funeral Home, Inc.


Funeral Service

11:00 AM Thu., May 17, 2018
Location: Peterson-Blick Funeral Home, Inc.


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George E. Seelinger, 91, of Conewango Avenue, Warren, and Lakeside Campground, Stow, NY, died Sunday, May 13, 2018, at Rouse Home of Youngsville, PA.  George was born August 5, 1926, in Erie, PA, the son of the late George W. and Margaret C. (Morse) Seelinger. 

 

George was ranked as a Seaman First Class in the Pacific Theater during World War II with the US Navy as a Patrol Craft Escort (PCE) and Rescue 853; PCE 904; and the Achomawi Class Ocean Tug, USS Chawsha.  He was a member of the IAM Union and was employed by Watson's Manufacturing and Larson's Manufacturing in Jamestown, NY.  He ultimately retired from Jamestown Manufacturing in 1988.

 

George's family and friends remember him as an expert fisherman, the greatest handyman of all time, a practical jokester and the camp mascot.  During his time at the Rouse Home, George had been lovingly appointed the "hall monitor" of his floor.  He will be missed by all who knew him.

 

He is survived by three children—Diane Sedlack, and husband, Alan, Spencer, NE, Karen Chase, and husband, Bob, of Sugar Grove, PA, and Kevin Seelinger, and wife, Robin, of Warren, PA; one step-daughter—Linda Bastow, and husband, Ken, of McCormick, SC; two daughters-in-law—Earlene Warren, of FL; and Kathy Jaynes, and husband, Bob, of MI; 15 grandchildren—Paul Warren, Jr., Dawn Peel, Jeff Bastow, Steve Bastow, Lisa Feeny, Chad Warren, Christine Chase, Robert Chase III, Michael Seelinger, Ashley Wentworth, Renee Minter, Ralph Gerolamy, Ryan Melton, Pam Koski, and Randy Morgan; twenty six great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; and many nieces and nephews.

 

In addition to his parents, George was preceded in death by his former wife, Margaret L. Kent, and his second wife, Gertrude A. Lefford Warren; daughter—Charlene A. Morgan; two step-sons, Paul and Bill Warren; sister—Jean Kinstler; and three brothers—James, Reginald, and Donald Seelinger.

 

Friends will be received at the Peterson - Blick Funeral Home, Inc, 1003 Penn Ave., E., Warren, PAon Wednesday, May 16, from 2 to 4 & 6 to 8 p.m., and for one hour prior to a funeral service to be held there on Thursday, May 17, at 11 a.m., with Rev. Marcus Briggs, chaplain, Rouse Home, officiating.

 

Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Russell, PA.  

 

In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a memorial contribution should consider the Friends of the Rouse, 701 Rouse Ave, Youngsville, PA 16371; Juvenile Diabetes Research Association, 26 Broadway, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10004; or a charity of choice.

 

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Ken and Linda Bastow
   Posted Sun May 13, 2018
What a legacy he has left behind. Condolences to our large extended family.

Mike & Paulette Blazejewski
   Posted Mon May 14, 2018
Rest in peace my friend. You became my mentor in 1997 when we first met at Lakeside Camp. You showed me everything I know about setting up and maintaining a trailer, and setting up and taking care of a boat slip, using screw poles. For those last 20 years.....you were great company, always good for a joke or story or 2, and full of camping and fishing tips. You will be missed George. Love ya man!

Danny and Nell Narkiewicz
   Posted Mon May 14, 2018
For the last forty years we have been proud to have George as a friend. He was the kind of person who would do anything for anyone. He helped us on more occasions than we could count. He will be remembered fondly and missed a great deal. Our deepest condolences to his family.

Ms. Williams
   Posted Tue May 15, 2018
My condolences to the family, He will truly be missed. our heavenly father will comfort and help you heal, psalm 34:18

Deborah L Labesky
   Posted Tue May 15, 2018
I have been truly blessed to cross paths with George, Karen, Kevin, Linda and families ... It was a honor and priviledge to provide care to George. I will continue to have each of you in my thoughts and prayers as you celebrate his life here on earth, and the many lives he touched.

Richard & Angela Earle &family
   Posted Wed May 16, 2018
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time. George will be greatly missed. We have many fond memories of him from years at camp. We enjoyed his stories and his friendship for many years. The kids and grandchildren always enjoyed touring camp with him on his golf cart. Rest in Peace George.

Jamie Harrington
   Posted Wed May 16, 2018
My deepest condolences to the family. I am sure he will be greatly missed.

Until today I was unaware that I had a great uncle. George was the brother of my grandfather Donald (aka Dutch). I am sorry that I did not have an opportunity to know him.

LAURIE MAE GARCIA
   Posted Wed May 16, 2018
I was very lucky to have met George way back in the early 70's at Lakeside Camp. Lots of memories, always exciting to see him carrying a big muskie up from the lake. He loved children, I remember him putting a bike together from old spare parts for my son Victor. See you in heaven!

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