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George L. Freas, Jr
  • In lieu of flowers, please make donations to: Bower Hill Community Church, 70 Moffett Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15243 or Carnegie Meals on Wheels, C/O St. John Lutheran Church, 601 Washington Avenue, Carnegie, PA 15106

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“Dear Wendy and family,Please accept our deepest sympathy in the passing of your wonderful, loving father. May he rest in peace. Melissa and...Read More ยป
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“Saddened to hear about Uncle George's passing. He lived a long and great life. He loved and cherished his family. I will miss him.Jim Verner ”
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George L Freas, Jr passed away Friday, February 12, 2021. He was born April 4, 1923, in the Oakland section of Pittsburgh, to the late George and Martha Freas. He was the brother of the late Donald Verner (Vern) Freas, George attended Schenley High School, Westminister College, and the University of Pittsburgh. He served in the Navy from 1943 to 1946 as Lt. Jg. Executive officer, LST 941-S.W. Pacific. After the Navy, George was the district manager for Bell of PA (Bell Atlantic, Verizon) for 33 years. George attended Bower Hill Community Church where he served on several committees. He was the beloved husband of the late Harriet A Smith, whom he married in 1948; remarried to the late Eleanora K May in 1996; loving father of Randall V Freas, Nancy F Holland (Scott), Wendy F Sembrat (Greg), Donald G Freas and Thomas R Freas (Cynthia); also survived by grandchildren, Bradley Holland, Emily Wallace (Brian), Matthew and Megan Freas, Michael (Caity), Christopher and Patrick Freas and Nicholas Sembrat (Morgan); and great-grandchildren, Weston, Evelyn, Vivienne, Wyatt and Madeleine Wallace, Riley Seeney and Harrison Shiflet. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to: Bower Hill Community Church, 70 Moffett Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15243 or Carnegie Meals on Wheels, C/O St. John Lutheran Church, 601 Washington Avenue, Carnegie, PA 15106. A memorial service will be held at a later date in the Bower Hill Community Church. Arrangements were entrusted to WILLIAM SLATER II FUNERAL SERVICE, Scott Township, 412-563-2800. www.slaterfuneral.com