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 George Frederick Behers

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George Frederick Behers

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Death 21 Oct 2005 (aged 87)
Burial Buffalo Run, Centre County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 12236464 View Source
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George Fredrick Behers, 87, passed away October 21, 2005 in Show Low, AZ. He was born and raised on the family farm off Buffalo Run Road. He graduated from Bellefonte High School in 1937. In 1939, he came to Arizona with the C.C.C.'s. Before the war, he worked on the railroad. He married Pauline McMurtrie in September 1942, shortly thereafter going into the army. He served with distinction in the Merrill's Marauders in Burma, earning a bronze star among other medals. After the war, he worked at the Warner Co. and in 1956 moved his family to Tucson, AZ. There, he worked in the electrical industry, retiring from Henry Electric. He and Pauline moved to Show Low seven years ago, where they attended the First Baptist Church. Fred will be missed by family and friends. He is survived by his wife, Pauline, son, Fred, of Phoenix, daughter Rosalie, of Tucson, and son, Larry, of Tucson; five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Gravesite service at Meyers Cemetery Wednesday, Nov. 2. [Centre Daily Times]


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