September 18, 1936 – February 9, 2021
George Wulf Wetzell, 84 died peacefully on the 9th of February 2021 surrounded by family. George, son of the late Horace and Gerda Wetzell of Harrison NY, was born on September 18th, 1936 in Shanghai, China, where his father owned a US trade company. His family then moved to Harrison, NY in 1949. George later attended his beloved St Lawrence University 58’, where he was a member of ROTC and a star baseball and football player. After graduating, he met his late wife Linda of 46 years while stationed at Ft. Benning, GA. George had a very successful career starting at TESA Inc., becoming VP National Sales Manager at the age of 38 while living in Darien, CT. He then moved to Cohasset, MA, where he partnered with a prominent manufacturing representative group for 17 years. He later formed his own business and retired at age 59. Scituate, MA then became his home, where he met his longtime companion Judy Mulchahy. George was a loving father, grandfather, and a loyal friend to many. He was an avid athlete from his early football days at St. Lawrence University to his softball and basketball leagues in Darien. He loved boating, skiing, vacationing in Aruba and West Palm Beach, golfing and Patriot Games. George enjoyed and lived life to the absolute fullest. He brought joy and laughter to everyone around him and to anyone he met. His memory will be forever cherished in the lives of his children, Daughter Lisa Kent and her husband James of Duxbury, MA, Son Brett Wetzell and wife Darline of Ponte Vedra, Fl. His late daughter Melissa Wetzell of West Palm Beach Fl. His brother Rolf Wetzell and wife Geraldine of Shelburne, Vt. and his companion (partner) Judy Mulcahy of Scituate, MA.His five grandchildren, Brooke and Tayler Kent, Catherine and Lauren, and Jackson Birch. Services will be held privately at Richardson-Gaffey Funeral Home with a memorial service later in the summer.
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February 15, 2021
Dear Judy and family. Very sorry for your loss of George. I remember him as a kind and gentle person when I saw you both out frequently together. He was a True gentleman. May he rest in peace. Brad White