George Edward Lavery Sr., 85, of Butler, PA, passed away Friday, February 9, 2018 at Butler VNA Inpatient Hospice.
He was born May 4, 1932 in Butler, PA, the son of the late Charles Lavery and Mary (Betch) Lavery.
He was a member of Community Alliance Church, Moose #1 Legion and the Herman VFC. He liked to recycle cans and strip wire.
Surviving are his children: Rose Marie (Gregory A.) Craig of Butler, George “Eddie” Edward (Melanie) Lavery Jr. of Philipsburg, Pa., Paul T. Lavery, Joseph L. Lavery both of Butler, Ricky D. Lavery of Arnold, Pa., Donald C. Lavery of Monaca, Pa.; his grandchildren; Nathan E. (Dori) Lavery, Jason D. Lavery, Tyler (Sara Gorley) Vanvelzor, Caleb C. Craig, Joshua D. Craig, Chad (Nicole)Lavery, Shannon Whitehair, Brittany (Brant) Hackbarth, TJ Lavery, Olivia Lavery, Izabellha Lavery; great grandchildren; Martin, Andrea, Miles, Carter, Ashton, Braydon, Monica, Janelle, Ella, Ryan, Karrera, and Asa; also several nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by his wife, Catherine Elizabeth Bowser Lavery who died December 25, 2016, 3 sisters and 3 brothers.
Friends will be received at Young Funeral Home, Ltd., 127 W. Jefferson St., Butler, on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 from 2-4 & 6-8 PM.
Services will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 11 AM. with Reverend Joe Floris officiating.
Interment in the West Sunbury Union Cemetery.