- May 10, 1958 - January 6, 2012
- Barberton, Ohio
of Michael's Passing
- At Michael's request, contributions can be made in his name to:
Jeremy Cares, Inc.
Avon Lake, OH 44012
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“The George family,Im sorry to hear about Mikes passing , I know its been a year and I didnt make it to the showing for I was on the road and no one...Read More »
1 of 41 | Posted by: Leo Mac - vermilion, OH - friend
“From A.L. High School to Kent State Mike was a good friend , who like allot of people I lost contact with. I will always remember him as someone who...Read More »
2 of 41 | Posted by: Lloyd McArdle - Fairview Park, OH
“I really enjoyed working with him. What a great guy!! I will miss you!
3 of 41 | Posted by: Ronald Smith - ravenna, OH
“Rita & Danny -- I was so sorry to hear of Mike's passing. I was just thinking about him last week and how we used to talk to each other through our...Read More »
4 of 41 | Posted by: Tricia Littell Kerns
“BILLY AND I ARE SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. BOY WE HAD SOME GREAT TIMES IN HIGH SCHOOL. ALLWAYS LOVED THE WAY YOUR SMILE BRIGHTENED UP THE ROOM. YOU WILL...Read More »
5 of 41 | Posted by: LINDA LANGER GRIFFITH - OH
“Mike was so kind and positive even as he battled his illness. I was fortunate to spend time with Mike and Jody during this past summer and my...Read More »
6 of 41 | Posted by: Marc Petersen - Pismo Beach, CA
“I am so sorry that such a wonderful and accepting person had to leave this planet...I have many fond memories of Mike...He was always so nice to me...Read More »
7 of 41 | Posted by: Allan Marowsky - Wadsworth, OH
“Rita, Danny and Donnie,We were so sorry to hear about Mike. We have such wonderful memories of Mike and Donnie when they were growing up in Avon Lake...Read More »
8 of 41 | Posted by: A friend
“SORRY, i FORGOT TO SIGN MY NAME TO THE MESSEAGE THAT STARTS WITH "IN HIGH SCHOOL.....". MIKE WOULD HAVE BUSTED ME FOR THAT WITH A"COME ON GRIFF ,...Read More »
9 of 41 | Posted by: BILL "GRIFF" GRIFFITH - OH
“Dear Jody, you probably dont remember, Elaine from Jumping Joe days, So sorry to hear about Mike, he was such a nice guy. Take care. Thinking of you.
10 of 41 | Posted by: Elaine Robertson - Akron, OH
“I love you Mike and will never forget our fun times personal conversations and your smile that could light up a room when you walked in.
Forever in...Read More »
11 of 41 | Posted by: Jean - Barberton, NY
“Sorry for loss, God Bless you all, Bob and Kathy Ott
12 of 41 | Posted by: mr. mrs robert ott - avon lake, OH
“Thoughts and prayers are with your family. Such a loss
13 of 41 | Posted by: Debbie "Flynn" Henderson - OH
“Mike had the most infectious smile and laugh. A page in our book of memories, is gently turned today.
14 of 41 | Posted by: Chris (Ames) Nelson - Vermilion, OH
“Dear Mr & Mrs George & Family - I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Mike. Besides knowing Mike through high school, he was friends with my...Read More »
15 of 41 | Posted by: A friend
“Jody and the George family, we are so sorry for your loss of Mike. I have known Jody most of my life and met Mike through her. He was so nice and...Read More »
16 of 41 | Posted by: Terri Millsaps-Lawson Jeff Lawson - OH
“Mike's smile and laugh was always infectious; he lit up a room with that smile. A page in our book of memories, is gently turned today.
17 of 41 | Posted by: Chris (Ames) Nelson - Vermilion, OH
“In high school Mike and I were best friends. Both of us being music lovers ,we went to nearly every concert together in those days. For couple of...Read More »
18 of 41 | Posted by: A friend
“Mike was a gentleman, always has a smile, always has good things to say. When I ran into Mike, it was always great to see him because his soul...Read More »
19 of 41 | Posted by: Heidi Fusselman - Avon Lake, OH
“There is a memorial service for Michael in Avon Lake on Wednesday, January 11th at Noon at the Avon Lake United Church of Christ, 32801 Electric...Read More »
35 of 41 | Posted by: Debbie George - Avon Lake, OH
“To entire George family so sorry for your lose never easy to go through but remember how good he was to my mom at lear rd inn and when I worked for u...Read More »
36 of 41 | Posted by: Robert Haslage - Sheffield twp, OH
“Always a smile and a kind word...Mike.
37 of 41 | Posted by: Sue Knapp - Avon Lake, OH
“I would like to illuminate Mike's passage. Great smile, great spirit! A gentleman and a gentle man.
38 of 41 | Posted by: Heidi Fusselman - Baked, AK
“My condolences go out to the entire George family. Unfortunaely we lost contact of each other, but, I will always have fond memories of the times we...Read More »
39 of 41 | Posted by: Rick Burger - Cuyahoga Falls, OH
“I remember in Wellington as kids, we got in trouble for putting spagetti and extra pepper in his little brother, Donny's milk. His mom made us...Read More »
40 of 41 | Posted by: Dan Beal - Boulder Creek, CA
“We mourn the loss of our always smiling and laughing cousin. Our prayers and sincere sympathy for Uncle Danny, Aunt Rita, Donny, Debbie, Jeremy and...Read More »
41 of 41 | Posted by: Scott, Kim, Kristi & Nikki Stewart - FL
Michael Danny George, 53, of Barberton, passed away Friday, January 6 following a year-long battle with cancer. He was born in Amherst, Ohio on May 10, 1958.
Michael graduated from Avon Lake High School in 1976, and later from Kent State University. He worked as a brick layer for Danny George Masonry, Stroh Brewing Company, Ed Landis Construction, Gehring Masonry, and later owned his own company, George & Chaussee Construction Company. He loved sports, especially baseball and wrestling, and enjoyed cooking and gardening.
He is survived by his parents, Danny and Rita (nee Shays) George of Avon Lake; companion of 22 years, Jody Harvey; brother, Donald (Debbie) George; and nephews, Jeremy and Benjamin George.
A Memorial Service will be held Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at 12:00 pm at the Avon Lake United Church of Christ, 32801 Electric Blvd., Avon Lake, with Rev. Dr. Kelly Brill officiating. A gathering of friends will be held at 1205 Maryland Ave., Akron, OH on Saturday, January 28, 2012 beginning at 3:30 pm. Arrangements were entrusted to the Busch Funeral Home, Avon Lake.
At Michael's request, contributions can be made in his name to Jeremy Cares, Inc., 109 Tomahawk, Avon Lake, OH 44012, a non-profit organization created in his nephew, Jeremy's, name that supports families of pediatric cancer.