George Washington Jr., 93, of Harrisburg, passed away Monday, January 21, 2013 in the Community General Osteopathic Hospital.
He was born in Harrisonburg, VA., he was the son of the late George and Mattie Marie (Stewart) Washington Sr.
He was a retired employee from the PA Department of Transportation, and a U.S. Army Air Force Veteran of WWII.
He was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church and the American Legion Post 733, Harrisburg.
Surviving is his wife of 63 years, Ruth Washington; three daughters, Cheryl J. Wright, Jacqueline M. Washington and Kathryn Washington, all of Harrisburg; two sons, Richard T. Washington, (Sherry), of Clarksville, TN and Michael R. Washington, (Lynn), of Harrisburg; 8 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 AM Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 1439 Market St., Harrisburg. Burial will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery. A viewing will be held 10:00 AM Tuesday at the church till time of service.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Disabled American Veterans, 4219 E. Trindle Rd., Camp Hill, PA 17011.