Funeral services for George H.
Pearson, age 82, of 533 East Hayward Street, Ogdensburg, will be held on Saturday,
September 26, 2009 at 10:00 A.M. with Tom Nichols officiating. Burial will be in Brier Hill Cemetery. Calling hours will be held on Friday, September
25, 2009 at Frary Funeral Home from 2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. & 6:00 P.M. to
8:00 P.M. Mr. Pearson passed away on Tuesday,
(September 22, 2009) at the Demay Living Center in Newark, NY.
Mr. Pearson is survived by his wife,
Marguerite; a daughter, Linda J. Marshall and her husband Dean and a grandson,
Michael D. Marshall of Heuvelton, NY.
Mr. Pearson was born on May 30, 1927
in Lisbon, NY, the son of John W. and Sarah (Roach) Pearson. He attended grade
school in Lisbon. He married Marguerite
Dillabough on November 26, 1946 at the First Congregational Church in Ogdensburg
with Rev. Gerald E. Boyce officiating.
He enlisted in the US Navy on
January 1945, six months prior to graduating from Ogdensburg Free Academy and
honorably discharged in 1946. He served
in the Army Reserves from August 6, 1951 until honorably discharged in July
In his earlier career, he was
employed at Raymond Geary’s Chevrolet, completing several training courses from
General Motors in performing service operations in Chevrolet Motor Cars and
trucks. He later worked for Frederick
Shurtleff at the Mr. Goodrich Store. In 1968 Mr. Pearson assumed the
responsibility of becoming a sales person for Sunshine Biscuit, Inc. retiring
from that, after many years of hard work and long hours of traveling. He later
worked at R& M Auto Parts Store, where he was owner and the manager of the
store. Retiring from that, he went to
work for Don Trimm as the Parts Manager for a number of years, retiring in
Mr. Pearson was a past member
of the Elks, the Moose, V.F.W. and the Amvets in Ogdensburg. Mr. Pearson enjoyed meeting with friends in
“McDonalds” every morning. He enjoyed
working on cars and was a major car enthusiast. Mr. Pearson spent many winters
Donations may be made in his memory to
the SPCA in Ogdensburg.