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Born in Cambridge, March 1, 1939 , George was the son of the late Oliver and Naomi Covington Meredith. He attended local schools and upon graduation enlisted in the United States Air Force. George was honorably discharged in June of 1960 with rank E-3.
For many years George worked at Black and Decker in Easton before retiring.
George will always be remembered as a happy gentleman with a passion for singing, walking, sports and most of all for his love of his families , both natural and adopted.
Surviving is a sister, Marilyn Laflame of Haverhill, MA; niece Carol Lagasse of Myrtle Beach, S.C; nephews Mark Nichols of Canada and Stephen Nichols of Hampton Falls N.H.
Also surviving are his treasured “adopted children” which he helped raise, Rose M. Geiger (John) of PA. , Wilma J. Pete (Ronald) of East New Market; Grady A. Wilson of Church Creek, MD; Thelma L. Ortiz (Freddie) of Church Creek, MD and Lori L. Ruark (Wayne) of Hooper’s Island which he also considered his daughter ; seven grandchildren and several great grandchildren.
He also leaves behind two special friends, Fred and Peggy Goodman of Cambridge.
Preceding him in death in addition to his parents was the love of his life and lifelong companion Effie M. Stultz.
Funeral services will be held Friday, April 6, 2012 beginning 10:30 a.m. at Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, P.A. Cambridge, MD. Interment will follow with Military Honors at the Maryland Eastern Shore Veterans Cemetery, Hurlock, MD. Family will receive friends one hour prior to service.
To send online condolences, please visit www.newcombcollins.com
Posted by: ted robbins George was a good teammate and an outstanding athelete.Had a lot of good times playing ball with him. 04/06/2012 Posted by: Peggy Goodman George was always kind to me, always spoke nice words to me, always was there for me when times were rough and was there for both happy and sad times. He will always be a good friend. He loved to laugh and joke. He would always put a smile on my face and will be greatly missed. I loved him dearly. 04/03/2012 Posted by: Pamela Chilcoat You will be miss. You were a good friend and we had some good times at work. I will miss getting your emails. 04/03/2012 Posted by: Edna Robinson We have loved a special friend. He is not hurting anymore. He is in heaven dancing with the angels. I will miss him. 04/03/2012 Posted by: Thelma Ortiz I love you with all of my heart, I miss you so much more then words can express. I know you are with Mom, and you both are Happy, but now I suppose I am being selfesh, because I am left alone, without you both, and it hurt's to much to bear, I will love you both forever and nine days. 04/02/2012 Posted by: Fred Goodman I will always remember my good friend George Meredith for his companionship, the days I worked with him, ate meals with him, did emails with him, and he was always there for us at all times as a kind and generous friend. Peggy and I have always and will always love you. Love Fred and Peggy Goodman 04/02/2012 Posted by: lori ruark George there is a hole in my heart that will never be filled until me meet again.Forever in my memories i will cherish and there where many of them.With all my love,Lori 04/02/2012 Posted by: Linda Yorker I remember him fondly. So sorry for your loss. Praying for everyone. 04/02/2012 Posted by: WILMA PETE YOU WILL ALWAYS BE REMEMBERED GEORGE FOR THE TIME YOU GAVE ME HELPING ME WITH MY HOMEWORK...CORRECTING MY GRAMMAR....WATCHING ME FALL.AND ENCOURAGING ME TO GET BACK UP....I SAW A MALE AND FEMALE REDBIRD THIS MORNING ON MY DECK....I THOUGHT OF YOU AND I THOUGHT OF MOM, THEY FLEW AWAY TOGETHER....WITH LOVE, WILMA 04/02/2012
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