George F. Lewert, 76, of Pittston, passed away on Monday, August 5, 2019 at his home. He was born in Scranton on July 24, 1943 and was the son of Elizabeth Bieber Lewert and the late Frederick Lewert.
George was a member of Our Lady of the Eucharist Parish Church, Pittston and a graduate of West Scranton High School. George retired from Anemostat, Inc., where he was a member of the Sheet Metal Workers Union. He served in the US Army Reserve during the Vietnam War and was a 35-year member of American Legion Post 585, Duryea, where he enjoyed spending Saturday nights with his many legion friends. George enjoyed hunting, fishing, and was an avid walker who spent much time strolling around Lake Scranton. He was a loving husband, son, father, grandfather and friend who will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife of 52 years, Rita Ann (Fritz) Lewert and his children; Tammy Hudacek and her husband Michael of Forty Fort, Sharon Pendolphi, of Dallas and Brian Lewert, of Dunedin, FL. Also surviving is his beloved granddaughter Madyson Pendolphi, of Dallas, his brother Frederick Lewert and his wife Docie, of Pine Grove and his grand dog Remy.
George’s family would like to thank the doctors, nurses and staff of Residential Hospice for their kindness, support and compassionate care.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, August 8th at 9:30am from Kiesinger Funeral Services Inc., 255 McAlpine St., Duryea with a mass of Christian burial at 10:00am at Our Lady of The Eucharist Parish Church, 535 N. Main St., Pittston. Friends may call on Wednesday evening, August 7th from 5pm-8pm. Private Interment services will be held on Saturday August 10th at St. John The Evangelist Cemetery, Pittston.