George Washington Mehaffey, Jr.
George Washington Mehaffey, Jr., 87, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 10, 2013, in Port Charlotte, Florida. Born in Lancaster, PA, he was the son of the late George W. Mehaffey and Estelle (Espenshade) Mehaffey.Surviving is his wife, Marian Mehaffey, to whom he was married 51 years. Also surviving are 2 daughters, Georgia Wright of Tampa, Florida and Charmin of York; a stepdaughter, Debra May of Lancaster; daughter-in-law, Jeannine May of Manheim; 4 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren; and a sister, Dorothy Altland of Mountville.George was a proud veteran of WWII, who enlisted in the Navy at age 17 and served in the Pacific.He graduated from J.P. McCaskey High School, worked as a mechanic at RCA, Armstrong and LASA until his retirement.A celebration of his life will be held at a later date, at the family?s discretion. Contributions in George?s memory may be made to the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Donor Services, 406 West 34th Street, Kansas City, MO, 64111; American Diabetes Association, Memorials and Donations, PO Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312, or http://www.diabetes.org