George E. Byers, age 80, of Lake City, passed away suddenly on Monday, July 26, 2021. He was born July 7,1941 in Reno, PA, a son to the late George A. and Marian Arlene (Blauser) Byers.
He graduated from McDowell High School in 1960 and went on to work with AMSCO (Steris) as a Fabricator for 44 years. He was a Scout Master to Troop 144 for years with his sons.
In retirement he volunteered with Chosen International and worked part time as a driver with Ferrando Ford. He was a member of St. John's Catholic Church for over 40 years.
George loved car shows and always entered his 1976 Corvette Stingray.
He fished often, enjoyed making others laugh and spoke fluent sarcasm.
George is survived by his wife, Martha "Marty" Byers, whom he married on August 29, 1964 at St. Peter's Cathedral in Erie; his children, Mark Byers of Atlanta, GA, Mary Byers of Tulsa, OK, Mike Byers of Fredrick, MD, Matt Byers of Tampa, FL, Melissa Leonard (Ronda Bowen) of Midlothian, VA, Chris Byers (Suzanne) of Lake City, PA, Liz Byers of Lake City, PA and Christina Shallenberger (Paul) of Millcreek, PA. He is also survived by eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, July 30, 2021 at 10 AM at St. John's Catholic Church, 101 Olin Ave., Girard.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to St. John's Catholic Church.
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