George A. Conner, 81, of Bedford formerly of Clearville, Pennsylvania; passed away on Monday, February 4, 2019 at home. He was born on April 9, 1937 in Mattie, PA; a son of the late Filmore E. and Margaret (Hoopengardner) Conner. On July 23, 1962 in Winchester, Virginia; he married Irene L. (Clark). She preceded him in death on March 10, 2014.
He is survived by daughter Gloria L. Chalfante, Everett, PA; step-children Edward R. Leasure, Bedford, PA, Barbara E. Leasure, Bedford, PA, and Marlene I. married to Ezekial “Zeke” Clark, Bedford, PA who was raised by the family; grandchildren Shawn Chalfante, Christopher Chalfante, and Shannen Chalfante; one great-granddaughter Grace Elizabeth Chalfante; sister-in-law Carol Conner, Everett, PA.
Along with his wife, George was preceded in death by siblings Carrie Cogan, V. Earl Conner, Ada M. Hott, Conda L. Conner and son-in-law David Chalfante.
George formerly attended Rock Hill Christian Church.
He worked for various autobody companies and later as an electrician. George worked for the Pennsylvania Game Commission for forty years and later for the Maryland Department of Natural Resources until his retirement.
George was a great outdoorsman who took pleasure in hunting and fishing. He enjoyed teaching the youth during Youth Field Days and other wildlife activities.
Family and Friends may call at the Akers Funeral Home Inc., 299 Raystown Road, Everett on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 from 4-8 P.M. and on Thursday from 10:00 A.M. until the hour of service at the funeral home.
Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. in the Chapel at Akers Funeral Home with Pastor John Bennett officiating.
Burial will be held at Rock Hill Cemetery, Clearville.
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