McVAY, George E.

McVAY, George E., 88, of Shadyside, Ohio, died Monday, June 17, 2013, at Country Club Retirement Center in Bellaire.

He was born August 20, 1924 at Pipe Creek, Jacobsburg, Ohio, the son of the late Edward and Marie Doty McVay.

He was a Methodist by faith and was a 65 year member of Labor’s Local 1149. George was a member of Moriah Lodge 105, Powhatan Point, Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite Valley of Steubenville, and Order of Eastern Star Captina Chapter 489.

In addition to his parents, George was preceded by four brothers, Homer, Wayne, Dale, and Tom McVay; and four sisters, Eileen Pricket, Lois Barker, Bessie Jackson, and Barbara Yocum.

George is survived by his wife, Catherine Jeffers McVay; a daughter, Lottie (David) Keyser, Killen TX; one son, Monte (Patty) McVay, Shadyside; and his sister, Edna Mae Allen, of Johnsville Ohio; four grandchildren, and seven great- grandchildren also survive.

Friends will be received on Thursday June 20 from 2-8 p.m. and noon until time of services at 1 p.m. at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home and Crematory, 3900 Central Avenue, Shadyside, Ohio. Sheila Dunn will officiate.

Internment will follow at Holly Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove, Ohio.

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