George Pearage, 85, of Springbrook, is now in the presence of the Lord. He passed away on Sunday, July 31, 2022, at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Dupont, May 1, 1937 and was the son of the late Michael and Anna Prebish Pearage.
George was a devout Christian and a member of the Moosic Alliance Community Church. He was a graduate of Dupont High School, class of 1955. He joined the US Marine Corp and served during the Korean War from 1956-1958. George was the owner and operator of Pearage Demolition. He worked many years for the RCA Corporation, Mariotti Building Products, and then retired from Techneglas, Inc. after 23 years of employment. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend and he will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his son, Troy Michael Pearage, who died on April 15, 2012; his sisters Joan Bryk and Mary Ryzner; and brothers John, Michael, and Joseph Pearage.
George is survived by his wife of 47 years, Ina Lumsden Pearage; his children Tammy, of Springbrook, Timothy and his wife Jen of Bath, PA, and Todd and his wife Lynda, of Boyertown, PA. Also surviving are his grandchildren Brianna, Caleb, Addyson, Adryanna Marie, Dayna Rose, Wyatt, and Kyla; his sisters Annette Boyanowski, of Tom’s River, NJ, Ruthie Balchune, of Duryea, Dorothy Nagy, of Springbrook, and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 5, 2022 at 12:00pm at the Moosic Alliance Community Church, 608 Rocky Glen Road, Avoca, PA with Rev. Erik J. Ferguson and Rev. Donald Weidman officiating. Friends may call at the church on Friday morning from 10am until time of the service. Interment will be held at the Langcliffe Cemetery, Avoca. The AMVETS Honor Guard of Greater Pittston will provide military honors.