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George Haladay

10 décembre , 192312 octobre , 2019

SAN GABRIEL, Calif. — George Haladay, age 95, passed away Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, near his home where he had lived for 58 years in San Gabriel, California. George was born on Dec. 10, 1923, in Youngstown, Ohio. His parents, Nicholas Haladay and Mary Garancovsky Haladay, were lifelong parishioners of St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Church located near their home on Hazeltine Avenue in Youngstown. George lived in Youngstown throughout his youth and graduated from East High School in June 1942. Soon after, he enlisted in the U.S. Marines. For his World War II service in the Marine Corps, George received decorations including: Participant in the Liberation of the Philippine Islands, Participant in the Pacific Theater with 1 Battle Star, Presidential Citation to his Marine Unit and Good Conduct. While in the Marines, George worked installing and maintaining communications infrastructure. After the end of World War II, George attended Youngstown College briefly before moving to Los Angeles, where he attended Woodbury College. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a major in Advertising in 1951. George enjoyed a 35-year career with Carrier Corporation (later a division of United Technologies). George was married to his wife, Lois, for 63 years. They had two children, a son, Gregory and a daughter, Jane. He deeply loved his family and was proud of his children’s accomplishments. George enjoyed family outings, sports, drawing and painting, and many forms of music, especially Big Band jazz. George enjoyed hearing about his daughter’s life as an educator, and they shared many warm stories about their mutual interests, as well as many corny jokes. He took pride in working on his home. George enjoyed doing things together with his son, ranging from taking care of the house and yard to financial planning to golfing. George is survived by his wife, son, and daughter; a brother, Donald, who lives in Youngstown with his wife Dolly; and 10 nieces and nephews. George had a great zest for life and will be warmly remembered for his kindness, generosity, sense of humor, and his gregarious personality. He is loved by his family and will be missed greatly.

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Jane Haladay

20 octobre , 2019

My dad and I in 2017 enjoying a beautiful day wine tasting in Temecula, CA with my mom. I will always raise a glass to your memory, Dad!

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