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PFC George L Belcher, Jr
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Birth: Apr. 22, 1934
Death: Jul. 23, 2008

George L. Belcher Jr., 74, went to be with his loving Lord on July 23, 2008 after a long, courageous battle with cancer.

He was a loving father, husband, grandfather, brother and uncle who will be missed by all who knew him. He was born on April 22, 1934 in Sayre a son of the late George and Mavis (Hausknecht) Belcher. George was a proud Marine who served his country from 1955-1958 and then spent a number of years in the reserves. He had a passion for trains, volunteering for the Tioga Central Railroad as a break-man and switch operator. He also enjoyed watching football, especially the Green Bay Packers. He enjoyed county music, traveling and spending time with his family and collecting bald eagles.

He is survived by wife Marcia Eccleston, Waverly; children: Allan (Elizabeth) Belcher of Sayre; Patricia Hemenway of Roanoke, Va.; brothers Paul (Anne) Belcher, Athens; Dale Belcher, Williamsport, Pa.; Donald Belcher, Sayre; grandchildren Cassandra Belcher, Aaron Hemenway and Jessica (Rob) Ketchum; great grandchildren Jeremiah Ketchum and Patrick Hemenway. Many nieces, nephews, and friends also survive. He was predeceased by his sister-in-law Carol Belcher and Nephew Jeffrey Belcher.

All services will be private with internment at Woodlawn National Cemetery, Elmira. Memorials can be directed to Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, 18251 Quantico Gateway Drive Triangle, VA 22172 or Elmira Salvation Army 414 Lake St. Elmira, N.Y. 14901 in loving memory of George. Caring services are being provided by Cooley Tioga Point Cremation & Burial Options, 802 North Main Street Athens, Pa. 18810 (570) 888-8286. Memories and condolences for George's family may be shared by visiting our website at www.tiogapointcremation.com. 
 
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 Parents:
  George L Belcher (1902 - 1969)
  Mavis W Hausknecht Belcher (1913 - 1994)
 
Burial:
Woodlawn National Cemetery
Elmira
Chemung County
New York, USA
Plot: SECTION CO1 ROW D SITE 43
 
Created by: Pennsylvania Lady
Record added: Jun 11, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 71177284
PFC George L Belcher, Jr
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PFC George L Belcher, Jr
Added by: Chuck Metcalfe
 
PFC George L Belcher, Jr
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Semper Fi Marine!
- Chuck Metcalfe
 Added: Aug. 26, 2011

- The Jeans
 Added: Jun. 11, 2011
 
 
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