George C. Edwards, 93, of California, PA, died Wednesday, January 2, 2019.
He was born Monday, January 12, 1925, in California, PA, a son of the late George H. Edwards and the late Mary (Humes) Edwards.
George proudly served in the Navy during WWII onboard the U.S.S. Terror.
He retired as a welder from Welland Chemical in Newell, PA.
In addition to his parents George was preceded in death by his wife, Alice Edwards (April 9, 2018); son, Brad Edwards; grandson, Bradlee Dean; sisters Dorothy Mussar, Adellade Bastian, Louise Cassin; brothers, Bill Edwards and Leslie "Lucky" Edwards.
Left to cherish his memory are three children, Virginia Prosba of Marietta, GA, Craig Edwards of California, PA, and Georgene Dean and husband Marvin of Bentleyville, PA. Also surviving are 7 grandchildren, Debra Prosba, James Prosba, James Burnett and wife Amber, Kirsten Mahoney and husband Dan, Allison Testa and husband Angelo, Wesley Dean and Alex Dean; 4 great grandchildren, Zachary Prosba and wife Jennifer, Enzo and Rocco Testa, and Charlotte Burnett and one great-granddaughter, Hannah Prosba.
Friends will be received in the Mariscotti Funeral Home, Inc., Anthony N. Mariscotti, Supervisor, 323 Fourth Street, California, PA on Saturday, January 5, 2019 from 11 am to 1 pm when funeral services will be held with pastor Brian Downes officiating.
Interment will be private in Lafayette Memorial Park.