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Genevieve D. George


Genevieve D. George, 83, of Endwell died February 2, 2014 at her home surrounded by her three children. She was born October 19, 1930 in Woodlawn, New York to Anthony F. Wiegers and Florence Tingo Wiegers. She was predeceased by her husband, Richard F. George, her brother Anthony F. (Bud) Wiegers, Jr., and her grandson, Samuel Lincoln George.

Genevieve is survived by her children, Laura George Hess of Bantam, Connecticut, Alan Lawrence George and his wife, Cai (Penny) of Reno, Nevada and Austin Leet George and his companion Hunter Hillers of Manlius, New York. She is also survived by her brother and sister in law, George and Elizabeth (Betsy) Wiegers of Vail, CO and her sister and brother in law, Marilyn and Louis Thomas of Canandaigua, New York. Genevieve is survived by her grandchildren who lovingly called her GG. - Brandon P. Hess, Spencer T. Hess, Andrew L. George, Ashley P. George August N. George, and Rachael (Hillers) Ristau.

Her cousins, Mary Feeley and Maureen Roche remained a constant in her life as did her special nieces and nephews, Laura Thomas Buscaglia, Louis Thomas, Alexander Wiegers, Christine Wiegers Combs, and Derek Wiegers.

Genevieve was appointed by several NY State Governors and proudly served as a member of the New York State Board of Visitors Region III, was a member of Binghamton Psychiatric Center Board of Visitors, President of the Broome County Mental Health Association, and served as a Board member of the Farm Drug Rehab Program of Broome County. While her children were growing she was a scout leader and President of the PTA at MacArthur School. Genevieve was a member of the Junior League of Binghamton and the Monday Afternoon Club.

Genevieve resided on Sanibel Island for 25 years and was active at St. Michael & Angels Episcopal Church, the Immokalee Hot Meals Program and was a member of the Dunes Golf & Tennis Club.

She also resided in Clayton, New York where she was a patron of the Antique Boat Museum, and the Clayton Opera House, a member of the American Hand weaving Museum & Art Center and a member of the Clayton Yacht Club.

Genevieve has requested a private funeral and burial with her husband in the Tower of Memories, Vestal Hills, NY. In lieu of flowers contributions in Genevieve’s memory may be made to the University of Colorado, Denver School Depression Center, Finance Department, 4740 Walnut St., Denver, CO 80301 or St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 200 Jefferson Avenue, Endicott, NY. Arrangements are with the Ernest H. Parsons Funeral Home 71 Main Street Binghamton NY. Please visit to offer your condolences.

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