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George Gerald Sturtevant

April 20, 1941 - September 21, 2016

Day is done, gone the sun, from the lake, from the hill, from the sky. All is well. Safely rest. God is nigh. — “Taps”

George G. Sturtevant, 75, of Chesapeake Virginia, passed away peacefully on September 21, 2016 in Chesapeake Regional Medical Center with his sister Rose by his side.

He was cremated at Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory; his remains were transported to Massachusetts by his daughter Kathleen, grandson Kenneth Jr., and his beloved cat Emma.

Funeral services will be held at 12:45pm Friday November 4, 2016 at Massachusetts National Cemetery on Connery Avenue in Bourne Massachusetts.

George was born in Brockton Massachusetts to George D. Sturtevant and Eugenia G. (Cabral) Sturtevant on April 20, 1941 He served his country honorably in the United States Air Force as an Airman from 1958-1962. He married Shirley Ann Godbold/Elliott in 1978 in Florida. He worked as a binder for Hamilton Printing in New York. He was involved in Castleton NY Fire/Police Department, NRA, and was an avid hunter and fisherman.

George is preceded in death by his spouse Shirley, Brother Lee, and Sisters Debbie and Molly.

George is survived by daughters Kathleen Wheaton, Janet Brown, Step-sons Curtis Elliot, Mike Elliot, Step-daughter Christina Tordoff, Brother William Sturtevant, Sister Rose Sturtevant, and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

The family of George wishes to extend our sincere thanks to neighbors Bob, Danielle, Faye, Marilee, and Melanie for their selfless support which allowed George to age in place.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be given to your local Veterans Administration in George’s name.

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Service Information

Date: Friday, November 4, 2016

Time: 12:45 pm


Massachusetts National Cemetery

Connery Ave
Bourne, MA 02532

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