The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

October 31, 2013

George J. Perusek Jr.


Star Beacon

ORWELL — George James Perusek Jr., age 81, died at Eagle Pointe Nursing Home in Orwell, Ohio, on Oct. 29, 2013, with his family by his side.

Born Sept. 5, 1932, he was the son of George James Perusek and Cora (Lee) Perusek. He was a graduate of Grand Valley High School.

He was retired from Kennametal Inc. in Orwell, Ohio. George loved watching sports and was a loyal Cleveland Indians and Browns fan. He attended local sports events for many years. He also enjoyed bowling, golfing, attending car shows, band nights and musical events. He was a member of the Orwell United Methodist Church for many years.

George was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Nancy Perusek Whitely; a niece, Sally Whitely Windell; and a nephew, Richard Whitely.

He is survived by his brother-in-law, Richard Whitely; nieces, Susan Whitely Morris (Herbert Buettner), Jane Krieg Whitely (Richard), Bonnie Whitely Holzapfel (Rod), Debra Whitely Loveland (Kenneth) and Kathryn Whitely deNejs (Bart); nephew, James Whitely (Rebecca); 12 great-nieces; 13 great-nephews; two great-great-nieces; and four great-great-nephews.

Funeral Services will be officiated by Pastor Laurie Evinsky at 1 p.m., Monday, Nov. 4th, at PAINE FUNERAL HOME INC., 140 E. Main St., Orwell.

Visitation will be held at the Funeral Home, on Sunday, Nov. 3rd, from 2 to 4 p.m.

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