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George Edward Work

July 26, 1929 ~ February 26, 2022 (age 92)

Obituary

George E. Work, (92), died peacefully at his home in Punxsutawney on Saturday February 26, 2022.

He is survived by his wife of 73 years, Lois Marie (Buterbaugh) Work. 

He’s also survived by his children:   Karen (Ted) Zeitler of Punxsutawney, Karla (Chuck) Strawser of Punxsutawney, and Kristie (Dave) Kromer of Punxsutawney.

Additionally, he is survived by several grandchildren:  Kelly (Jim) Rowe of Warrington, PA, Drew Strawser of Punxsutawney, Alee (Jake) Smith of Middletown, VA, and Gregory Strawser of Punxsutawney,

Also surviving are Step-grandchildren: Heath (Lisa) Zeitler of Punxsutawney,   Brook (Adam) Holmes of DuBois, and Wesley Zeitler of Punxsutawney.  

Surviving Great grandchildren include: Carter Rowe, Delaney Rowe, and Molly Smith.  Surviving Step Great grandchildren include Garrett Zeitler, Jaelin Decker, Ian Decker, Logan Zeitler and Kamryn Zeitler.

George was preceded in death by his parents – John Charles Work and Edna S. Ellenberger Martin Work as well as his siblings: Wilbur Martin, John Martin, Frieda Kanouff, Florence Nichols, and Hazel Grube.

George was a loving husband, dad, and grandpa.  Anyone who knew him would know his love for football, baseball and anything to do with Pittsburgh sports.   George was a P.I.A.A. football and baseball official and was inducted into the Punxsutawney High School Sports Hall of Fame.

The Richard L. Fait Funeral Home of Punxsutawney has been entrusted with George’s funeral care.  

Per George’s request, there will be no services at this time.

Condolence messages and tributes to George and his family can me made on the website of the Fait Funeral Home at:  www:faitfuneralhome.com

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