George R. Kalman, 84, died following an extended illness, at Pleasant Ridge Manor on Thursday January 14, 2021.
He was born March 31, 1936 a son to the late Gellert and Hazel Kalman (Heroon).
George graduated from high school in 1954. Following high school he began work in construction and later as a machinist in various manufacturing facilities. He then worked at the Millcreek American Legion post #773 as a manager for many years. Most recently he worked with Industrial Recision Services and lastly Industrial Sales and Manufacturing where he retired from.
George had a love for nature and enjoyed taking frequent walks around the Presque Isle Peninsula as well as camping in Pymatuning. He was a family man and loved his children throughout life. George was a member of the New Beginnings Church in Fairview. He was also a member of the Millcreek American Legion Post #773, after his time working there he often returned to visit with those people whom he had became friends with.
In addition to his parents George was preceded in death by a brother, Frank Kalman; and a son Glen Kalman.
He will be greatly missed by his family, his wife of many years Linda Kalman; two sons, David Kalman (Tina) and Justin Kalman; three daughters, Sheryl Venola (Bob Setty), Susan Leal, and Teresa Gerringer (Michael); and mother of his children, Edith "Louise" Robinson; Dorothy Benson and family; three brothers, Daniel Kalman, Robert Kalman (Dena), Gregory Kalman; three sisters, Genie Cleveland, Nancy Bell, Carol Wilbanks; six grandchildren, Kaitlyn Pickett (Brandon), Kristina Kalman, Tuli Venola, Kimberly Flacks (Ryan), Megan Voss (Will), Devin Pitt, Mackenzie Peoples (Logan) and Madison Gerringer.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to New Beginnings Church 7195 W Ridge Rd, Fairview, PA 16415
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Edder Funeral Home.
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