George L. Marth, 62, of South Franklin Township passed away Friday March 24, 2023 at home following a courageous battle with cancer.
He was born December 12, 1960 in Washington a son of the late David J. and Janice Baker Marth.
George was a truck driver and was employed by Overnight Transportation for thirty-six years until his retirement in2021.
He was Presbyterian.
Mr. Marth was a member of and Vice President of Washington Greene County Tractor Association and Steel City Pullers. He loved pulling a tractor and telling a good joke. If there was anything to do with pulling tractors he would be involved.
On May 28, 1983 in St. Michaels Church in Avella he married Jeanette V. Cilia who survives.
Surviving are two sons Ethan (Julie) Marth of Washington and Adam (Jessica) Marth also of Washington.
Also surviving are a brother David J. “Spud” Marth of Washington and five grandchildren Madolyn Fries, Kohl Marth, Anthony Bakaitis, Taylor Pierce and Sienna Pierce.
He was preceded in death by a sister Rose Marth.
Friends will be received from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday March 28 in Dale D. DeAngelo Funeral Home at 1290 Jefferson Avenue in Washington. A memorial gathering will also be held from 1:00 to 3:30 on Wednesday March 29, 2023 at South Franklin Fire Hall at 101 Jolly School Rd. Washington, PA 15301.
A memorial Service will be held immediately following the gathering at the fire hall at 3:30 with Rev. Eric Toohey officiating.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to a fire department of your choice.
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