Herbert L. George, Jr.

Herbert L. George, Jr., 76, passed away on Thursday, August 31, 2017 at Rhode Island Hospital.  He was the husband of Judy L. Brown-George.   Born in Pawtucket, he was a son of the late Herbert L.  and Angelina (Roukous) George.   Mr. George was a builder/developer and the owner & operator of the H. L. George Development Corp. for over 40 years.  He was a member of the Rhode Island Builders Association.   Herb loved the outdoors. He was an avid fisherman, hunter and always enjoyed being on the water.  He was a 1959 graduate of East Providence High School, he was a Marine veteran and also held his pilot’s license.   Besides his wife he leaves one son, Herbert L. “Luke” George, III and his wife Corine of Warren, two grandchildren, Malerie George and Elias George, four sisters, Virginia T. Iacono of East Providence, Millie A. Blessing and her husband Thomas of Rehoboth, Ann Marie Corriveau, Esq.  and Linwood Straight of Seekonk,  Theresa A. Venditto and her husband Gary of Providence, one brother, William J. George, Sr. and his wife Karen of Seekonk and several nieces and nephews.  He was the father of the late Shannon George and brother of the late Thomas J. George.  His funeral service will be held on Monday, September 4, 2017 at 2:00 PM in the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with calling hours to follow until 6:00 PM. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers contributions in his memory to Make a Wish Foundation, 20 Hemingway Drive, Riverside, RI 02915 or the R.I.S.P.C.A. 186 Amaral Street, Riverside, RI 02915 would be deeply appreciated.