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Warren J. George
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  • Cornestone Hospice Home
    601 Casa Bella St.
    The Villages, FL 32162

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“Dearest Nancy and Family, We were so sad to hear of the passing of your beloved Warren, your Husband, your Dad, your Grandfather and...Read More »
1 of 24 | Posted by: sally diorio - lynnfield, MA

“Hi Nancy, Rita and I are so very sorry for your loss. I have so many memories of the fires and other emergencies we responded to (even though I...Read More »
2 of 24 | Posted by: Dennis & Rita LaFrenier & Knox - FL

“Nancy so sorry to hear about Warren I'll always remember his smile and great laugh.My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. ”
3 of 24 | Posted by: Eileen Athanas

“Nancy and Family, Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories of Warren to forever hold in your hearts. ”
4 of 24 | Posted by: Nancy & Tom Montgomery - Melrose, MA

“I will always remember Warrens great smile and contagious laugh. My sincere condoleses to the family. ”
5 of 24 | Posted by: Connie OConnor - Melrose, MA

“KimOn behalf of my entire family.........our deepest condolences at this difficult time. I remember your Dad fondly as kids growing up. Always had...Read More »
6 of 24 | Posted by: Michael and Robin Cain and Family - MA

“Warren will be missed and I am sure God will give Nancy and his family the strength to get through this difficult time. You are all in my thoughts...Read More »
7 of 24 | Posted by: Karen Hanlon - Sandown, NH

“My best and long time friend Warren. We will miss u and. Cherish. All the memories we. Shared. Nancy. You are in my. Heart Always ”
8 of 24 | Posted by: Leona Carr - Northwoid, NH

“Dear Nancy:I was saddened to hear that Warren had passed away... I only met him once or twice, but I remember his SMILE - which lit up the room. I...Read More »
9 of 24 | Posted by: Nancy Carr - Epsom, NH

“This week there was something missing in the neighborhood. It was the warmth and laughter that Warren brought . Rest In Peace my friend.You will be...Read More »
10 of 24 | Posted by: Helen VanNostrand - The Villages, FL

“I only met Warren & Nancy five years ago when we moved across the street in The Villages. We hit it off since we are both from MA and love the...Read More »
11 of 24 | Posted by: Kathy McCarthy - The Villages, FL

“Nancy sorry to hear of Warren's passing,my deepest sympathy are with you and your family. ”
12 of 24 | Posted by: maria zizza - melrose, MA

“So very sorry to hear of Warren's passing. He was a great guy who will be truly missed. Our thoughts and our prayers are sent your way.Tom and...Read More »
13 of 24 | Posted by: thomas surette - malden, MA

“You will be missed. Thank you for your service, the lives you positively affected are countless. I love you and will always think of you. ”
14 of 24 | Posted by: Fred Higgins - Saugus, MA

“Our deepest condolences to the George family. Warren was a true gentleman, always smiling and laughing. May your cherished memories bring you...Read More »
15 of 24 | Posted by: Bill and Kathy Jenkins - Stoneham, MA

“So sorry for your loss, many prayers are with you during this time. ”
16 of 24 | Posted by: Lisa Brickley - Peabody, MA

“The world became a darker place with Warren's passing. Warren always had a smile and a kind word for everyone. We will never forget his love of...Read More »
17 of 24 | Posted by: Dave Morse - Malden, MA - Brother

“Very sorry for your loss Nancy and family. He was a great guy. ”
18 of 24 | Posted by: Marie Wood - Nokomis, FL - Friend

“Those we love don't go away- they walk beside us everyday. I will always remember Warrens kindness and that he was always smiling and willing to...Read More »
19 of 24 | Posted by: Janice Petrillo(Fromm) - MA

“I am so sorry for your loss, may our loving God strengthen the family at this time. Psalms 29:11. JJ. Asheville, NC. ”
20 of 24 | Posted by: A friend

“My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family Kim. From what I know of you, your family seems like a strong one and you'll get through it...Read More »
21 of 24 | Posted by: Yvette Cooks - Malden, MA

“Warren was a sweet and kind man. I only came to know him when he and Nancy arrived in The Villages. He and Nancy were a wonderful couple and his...Read More »
22 of 24 | Posted by: Mary Fagan

“i had the privilege of knowing Mr. George for Most of my life . What a great guy! He was always such a Happy and kind soul. Nancy, Kim ,Diana and...Read More »
23 of 24 | Posted by: Paula Cain-Meroski - Melrose, MA

“The Gately Family and Staff wish to express our sincere sympathy to you. It is our hope that we may be able to make a difficult time more bearable....Read More »
24 of 24 | Posted by: John W. Gately, John H. Gately & Fred Sprague - MA


Warren J. George, a retired Melrose Firefighter, passed away at the Cornerstone Hospice House in The Villages, Florida on December 6, 2017. He was 73 years of age. Warren was born and raised in Malden and graduated from Malden Vocational School. He was a resident of Melrose for 39 years before moving to Florida 7 years ago. Mr. George joined the Melrose Fire Department in 1969, worked on the department for 34 years before retiring as a Lieutenant in 2002. While working on the fire department, Warren also worked at Wakefield Brake for 18 years and then ran his own business "George's Painting Company" for many years. Warren was a huge New England Patriots fan and loved playing fantasy football as well as his weekly lottery numbers. He was a former member of the Wyoming Lodge of Masons in Melrose, loved going to the beach and taking trips to York Beach Maine. For 20+ years Warren and his wife enjoyed their annual trip to Aruba, where they formed many special friendships. But above all else, his love for his family was most important to him. Warren is the beloved husband of 52 years to Nancy M. (Hagen) George. Loving father of Kimberly A. Bonin & her husband Michael of Newton, NH, Diana M. Grigoreas & her husband Bill of Farmington, NH and Kevin D. George & his wife Donna of Melrose. Cherished grandfather of Deena Meehan, Katelyn Bonin, Joshua Bonin & Andrew Joseph George. Proud great grandfather of Aydin, Giovanni & Josiah. Caring brother of Lawrence George, Nancy Barbuto, Marcia Eddy, the late Lydia Barbrick, David Morse, Linn Morse & Diane Frazier. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation will be held at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St. Melrose on Thursday, December 14, 2017 from 4:00-8:00PM. A Funeral Service will be held at the Melrose Highlands Congregational Church, 355 Franklin St. Melrose on Friday, December 15th at 10:00AM, followed by a burial at Wyoming Cemetery, Melrose. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Warren's name to the Cornerstone Hospice Home, 601 Casa Bella St., The Villages, FL 32162.