|Birth: ||Dec. 10, 1922|
|Death: ||Aug. 30, 2010|
THOMASTON – George H. Ames, 87, died at his home, Monday, August 30, 2010, surrounded by his family. Born in Dover-Foxcroft, December 10, 1922, he was the son of John E. and Bertha J. Barbour Ames. Educated in local schools, he was a 1941 graduate of Higgins Institute.
George was a World War II veteran and served from 1943 to 1945 with the United States Army.
In 1952, he graduated from the University of Maine, Orono, where he was a member of Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity.
For more than 30 years, George worked with the American Can Company, retiring as Comptroller of Research and Development. He was an active member of Mt. Calvary Episcopal Church in Camp Hill, PA, for many years, where he served 13 years as Treasurer, six years as a member of the Vestry and 14 years as Treasurer of that church's consignment shop. For more than 14 years, while living in Camp Hill, George volunteered as a tax preparer for the AARP.
Since moving to Thomaston in 2000, he has been a member of St. Johns Baptist Episcopal Church.
Pre-deceased by his wife of 53 years, Barbara Jellison Ames in 1995, and a brother Robert Ames in 1983, George is survived by his significant other of 11 years, Muriel Pinkham of Thomaston, with whom he enjoyed many happy times; three daughters, Linda Ames Mann of Rockport, Susan Ames Hetherington and her husband Bryan of Rochester, NY, Janet Ames and her husband Thomas Boyd of Oxford, PA; five grandchildren, Christopher Ames Mann of Portland, Jonathan David Mann and his wife Lynn of Danbury, CT, Nathan Ames Hetherington and Matthew Ames Hetherington both of Rochester, NY, Elizabeth Ames Hetherington of Minneapolis, MN; one great-granddaughter, Natalie Elizabeth Mann; as well as several nieces and nephews. George enjoyed a special relationship with a niece, Marsha Siviski.
A burial service will be held at 3:00 p.m., Friday, at Gordon Cemetery in Sullivan. (Bangor Daily News 9/2/2010)
Created by: Bev Winship
Record added: Sep 02, 2010
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