George Davies Jr.

May 9, 2020


George Davies, Jr., 86, of Buck Run, passed away Monday, May 4th, at ManorCare Health Services, Pottsville.

George was born in Philadelphia, Pa. on December 28, 1933, a son of the late Mary (Boychalk) and George  Davies, Sr.

He was the widower of Margaret (Luckacina) Davies.

He was a member of Saint Michael the Archangel Minersville.

He was a high school graduate and attended Camden Community College &  the Motion Picture Operators School, Norfolk VA. He served in the U.S. Navy in the Korean War 1952-1956 aboard the USS Isherwood

He Electrician in the Navy & was employed at US Steel in Fairless Hills, GD Electric in Levittown, Trigen in Philadelphia.

George was a member of the US Steel Electrical Union, Navy Club of the United States of America.  Some if his favorite past times were restoring classic cars such as a 1957 Chevy and antique cars Model A and 32 Coupe.  He was also a skilled stained glass craftsman. In addition to his parents, and his wife, Margaret, he was preceded in death by a son, David Davies.   

George is  survived by  three daughters, Catherine Ingram, Dawn Crawford, &

Jean Davies.  A son, Mark Davies.

George is also survived by  8 grandchildren: Christina Thomas, Amy Reichenbach, Jeremy Crawford, Emma Crawford, Clinton Oliver, Kyle Davies, Kayla Faherty, Kiana Heldibridle.

14 Great Grandchildren: Arielle Morello, Erin Thomas, Gabriel Reichenbach, Lily Crawford, Navar Crawford, Nova Crawford, Liam Crawford, Marie Faherty, Fiona Faherty, Edmund Faherty, Oliver Faherty, David Heldibridle, Kaitlyn Heldibridle, Theresa Hildibridle

1 Great Great Granddaughter: Gianna Marie Morello-Jackson

A Memorial service shall be scheduled at later date.

Interment Washington Crossing Veterans Cemetery.

Mahal-Ritzel Funeral Home Inc., Minersville entrusted with the arrangements.

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