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George "Pete" Hescox Jr.

Born: Wed., Feb. 23, 1955
Died: Wed., Mar. 17, 2021


Memorial Service

11:00 AM Sat., Apr. 10, 2021
Location: Coalport Presbyterian Church


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George R. “Pete” Hescox Jr. 66, of Dover DE, formerly of Blandburg, passed away March 17, 2021 at home after a courageous battle with cancer, with his loving wife of 40 years by his side. Born February 23, 1955 in Philipsburg, the youngest child of the late George Sr. “Bob” and Pauline (Leyo) Hescox. Survived by wife, the former Shirley Clark, children; Nichole (John) O’Brien of Milton, DE, Dawn Greenaway of Milton DE, and Robert (Mary Carol Knowlan) Greenaway of Broomfield, CO, grandchildren; Capt. Gregory (Megan) Greenaway of San Diego, CA, Clayton Greenaway (Nikki Briskin) of Radnor, PA, Ike O’Brien, Huk O’Brien and baby boy O’Brien  (due in July) all of Milton, DE, siblings; Cindy (Jack) Myers of Irvona, Darlene “Dolly” Ninosky (Dave Zahoran) of Irvona, and Dennis (Jackie Weakland) of Coalport. Also survived by several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Pete was a retired business owner/operator. He was a member of the Coalport Masonic Lodge #574 and the Jaffa Shrine. He had a one-of-a-kind personality that formed memorable and lasting relationships with coworkers and anyone he knew. He loved to travel and spend winters in Florida with Shirley. He loved to hunt Witmer, shoot skeet, go to gatherings at the family camp, and do anything involving his grandsons. A memorial celebration of Pete’s life will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, April 10, 2021 at the Coalport Presbyterian Church, 1334 Main St., Coalport, PA 16627. Local arrangements by Gibbons Funeral Home, Coalport, PA 16627 www.gibbonsfhashvillecoalport.com

  

 

  

 

 

 

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Barry and Sheila McClellan
   Posted Sat March 20, 2021
We are so very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We have many great memories of our time as neighbors.

Thinking of You,
Barry and Sheila

Dave Hollen
   Posted Sat March 20, 2021
My deepest sympathy to Shirley and Family......

Pete was a great friend and a wonderful individual. Many Sunday mornings Pete, P.J. Patterson, Chick Wagner and myself held what we called " church " down at the store and he cooked us breakfast on the grill. I have always been proud to call him a friend...... God's Speed Old Buddy........

Dave

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