2013-04-11 / Obituaries

George R. Foor

Shirleysburg, 87

George R. Foor, 87, formerly of Shirleysburg, and most recently of Harrisonville, Fulton County, died Friday morning, March 29, 2013, at Chambersburg Hospital.

Born June 22, 1925, in Six Mile Run, he was the son of the late Harry and Della Foor. He was united in marriage to the former Minnie A. Boden October 29, 1948. His wife survives at their home.

He is also survived by three children: Deborah Wright and her husband, Paul, Harrisonville; David Foor and his wife Mary, Shirleysburg; and Mark Foor and his wife, Tammy, Cassville; 15 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Brenda Houpt.

He last attended Lighthouse Chapel, Cross Keys.

He was a veteran of the Korean War, having served in the United States Army.

During his life, he was a licensed blaster in the construction field and had also been a coal miner.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, April 2, at Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, Orbisonia. Rev. Judy Rowles officiated. Interment was in Germany Valley Cemetery, Shirleysburg.

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