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 George J Eckis

George J Eckis

Birth
Berlin Center, Mahoning County, Ohio, USA
Death 12 Apr 2014 (aged 88)
Austintown, Mahoning County, Ohio, USA
Burial Canfield, Mahoning County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 127986104 · View Source
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Berlin Center- Services celebrating the life of George Eckis will be held at 11 am Wednesday at the Lane Family Funeral Home Canfield Chapel. George died Saturday evening at Austinwoods. George was born March 8, 1926 in Berlin Center the son of George O. and Bessie V. Hull Eckis and was a lifelong resident.

George retired in 1986 from Automatic Sprinkler where he was an expediter and pipefitter. He was a member of National Sprinkler Fitters Union 669, Ellsworth Silver Threads, Berlin Center Historical Society, AARP and was a member of the Berlin Center Volunteer Fire Department for many years. He served his country in WWII in the US Army, where he was wounded in Germany and received the Purple Heart and Bronze Star. George was also a member of the Ellsworth VFW #9571.

He will sadly be missed by his daughters, Sandra Schooley (Mike Illencik) of Austintown, Georgia (Tom) Cochran of Canfield, 8 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren.

George was preceded in death by his wife Violet M. (Kale) whom he married October 4, 1945 and who died February 4, 2013, daughter Bridgitte Bowling, half sister Bernice Shelar and half brothers Harold and Ferris Eckis.

Source: The Lane Funeral Homes 15 Apr 2014


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  • Created by: slp
  • Added: 15 Apr 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 127986104
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George J Eckis (8 Mar 1926–12 Apr 2014), Find A Grave Memorial no. 127986104, citing Green Haven Memorial Gardens, Canfield, Mahoning County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by slp (contributor 47196145) .