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George W. Stover

Born: Tue., Feb. 9, 1937
Died: Tue., Dec. 13, 2011

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George W. "Happy" Stover, 74, of Freeport, passed away at 7:50 p.m., on Tuesday, December 13th, while in the company of family members, at Allegheny Valley Hospital, Harrison Twp. George was born in Freeport, on February 9, 1937, the son of the late Beatrice Rose (Patton) and George P. Stover. He worked as a Security Guard at the Wyoming Co. Hospital in Warsaw, NY for 16 years. He had also worked for the Pinkerton Security Co. as a guard at the Pittsburgh Zoo. He served in the U.S. Air Force as a Staff Sergeant during the Vietnam War. He attended Freeport United Methodist Church, and was a life member of the VFW Post 6648 in Freeport. George enjoyed gardening, and collecting stamps, coins, and post cards.

He is survived by his son George M. (Mary) Stover of Fairbanks, AK; his daughter Yvonne R. "Rusty" Wyse of Warsaw, NY; 5 grandsons, 1 granddaughter, and 10 great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his 2 brothers Raymond "Smokey" Stover, and Jay R. Stover who died in infancy, and his sister, Ida Innes.

At the family's request there will be no visitation and burial will be private.

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Lorraine (Lori) Murray

Rusty and Family, So sorry to hear of the loss of your dad and grandpa. He was a kind sweet man and will be sadly missed. I am here for you. Let me know if you need anything even if it's just to talk. God Bless all of you during this very difficult time.

Lori Murray

Judy Slusser

Rusty, Sorry to hear about your dad. I remember him as always being happy and having a kind word to say, He will be missed by all that he touched. You and your family will be in my prayers.


Donna Christie Acre

My thoughts and prayers are with all of you! George was always one of the few people that always had a smile for anyone walking by. I have fond memories of him and Smokey .

kay and family

We will miss you at christmas dinner as always at the holidays we will set a place for you Uncle Happy. You will always be in our hearts from Kay,Jim,Tammy and family, Ida and family. and Lori and family we all love you always God Speed in your Journery of life after death..

Diane Vosburg

Rusty and George and family... I am so sorry for your loss. I know he will be sadly missed

Love Diane

Connie Metcalf ( Boots)

So sorry to hear of Happy's passing. His floweres were always beautiful and as neighboor and friend I always enjoyed them. My heart and prayers go out to his family. RIP George..


Prayers and sympathy to the family of George.

Chad Main

Grandpa I love you and I am missing you like crazy. I so wish you were still here with us. You were the greatest man I have ever known in my whole life.

Mike Main


I love you and will always remember your kind words and encouragement you gave me. I remember how you would chase the waitress around to make sure they got their tip :) Most of all your smile and chuckle, they will always be in my heart and mind.

I will be sure to tell my kids all about you, and what a great man you are!!!

We all love you and will hold you close. I will try my hardest to keep my chin up. I just wish I am a 1/4 the man you are. You fought for the world...God Bless You and LOVE YOU !!!!

Love Michael F. Main and your Great Grandchildren....Michael T.F. Main, Hailie M. Main, and Zackery M. Main.

The Lopez Family

We will miss you Great Uncle Happy. I know life is a journey, i'm grateful to be apart of yours. They say we are just a whisper here then we go home. Tell everyone hello for me and I love them all so. Blessing to our family and friends and let them know this journey never ends.

Sharon Keaton

My deepest condolence to all the family members,George was a wonderful man,Met him many years agw at WCCH,Very greatful for the many things he did for my family.I know he will be greatly missed....

Melody Bailey Arbuckle

I'm Deeply saddened for your loss I think often of the good times we all had in the kitchen

Cindy Ragusa

I am sadden by all death, so I want to let you know my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family, your Dad sounded so wonderful, I wish you love, peace, and fond memories of your Father.

P.S your FV friend.

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