George Joseph Obelenus

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George Joseph Obelenus

Also Known As: "Georgie by his mother and Bum by his grandchildren"
Birthdate: (81)
Death: March 24, 2010 (81)
Lake Wales, Polk, FL, United States (liver cancer)
Place of Burial: Madison, Lake, OH, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Sylvester Anthony Obelenus; Sylvester Obelenus and Adlean Obelenus
Husband of Lynna Louise Obelenus
Father of Private User; Private; Cheryl Ann Greenhouse, Mrs; Private; Private and 2 others
Brother of John S. Obelenus; Adella Obelenus; Silvestras Frederick Obelenus; Amelia Bagdonas; Edward Vincent Obelenus and 4 others

Occupation: boiler operator
Managed by: Cheryl Ann Greenhouse, Mrs
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About George Joseph Obelenus

George worked with his family in the family business,The Main Hotel in Forest City,Pa.After the death of his father and declining hotel business due to closure of the loca lcoal mines he and his mother sold the hotel and he moved his growing family to Madison,Ohio where he worked first for a few years for Air Products then for many years for Uniroyal working in Fairport,Ohio along with his brother Edward.He had seven children and worked long hours of overtime to provide for them.He remembered the hard times of the Great Depression so was a tinkerer teaching himself home and auto repair.He bought a small farm in Madison,Ohio and grew a huge garden that he loved to share with others.He taught his children the value of an education and encouraged all his children and grandchildren to do their best in school.His favorite holiday was Christmas where he tried to keep parents tradition of midnight Mass and dinner on Christmas Eve of fish and berries with Christmas day featuring homemade potica for breakfast.He was known by his grandchildren as Bum because as he played with his grandchildren he would say,you little bum with affection.This is recorded by his oldest child Christine who misses him so much.

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George Joseph Obelenus's Timeline

August 8, 1928
March 24, 2010
Age 81
Lake Wales, Polk, FL, United States