Obituary - George E. Saxon
George E. Saxon, of Oakmont, died on Wednesday morning, August 1, 2012.
George E. Saxon, of Oakmont, died on Wednesday morning, August 1, 2012, at the age of 80.
George was the beloved husband for 56 years of Frances J. (Bartosiewicz) Saxon; loving father of Regina “Ginny” (Jim) Godish of Oakmont, Ed “Gunner” (Laurie) Saxon of Oakmont, George (Beth) Saxon, Jr. of Highland Park, and Gregory (Jannie) Saxon of Oakmont; grandfather of 16; brother of Michael T. Lynches of Verona.
George was a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering and served in the U.S. Army Corp. of Engineers before acquiring Conco Systems, Inc. in 1971, where he served as the Chairman of the Board until his death. George was a member of St. Irenaeus Catholic Church and St. John Chrysostom Byzantine Catholic Church in Greenfield.
The family strongly appreciates the outstanding and kind care he received from Dr. Mark J. Geller over the years.
Friends and relatives will be received at the BURKET-TRUBY FUNERAL HOME CREMATION & ALTERNATIVE SERVICES, INC., 421 Allegheny Avenue, Oakmont on Thursday, August 2, 2012 from 6-9 pm and on Friday, August 3, 2012 from 2-4 and 6-9 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, August 4, 2012 at 9:30 am in St. Irenaeus Catholic Church, Oakmont.
The family suggests memorial donations be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.