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Obituary for George E. Hood Jr.
George E. Hood Jr. 83 of W.Catasauqua died Friday December 22, 2006 in Bethlehem. He was the companion of Elda Sharkazy with whom he resided. Born in Richfield, Pa. he was the son of the late George E. Hood Sr. and Dora (Hubbert) Hood. George had been employed as a truck driver with Matlack Trucking for many years before retiring. He was a member of Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, Whitehall. He served in the US Merchant Marines during WWII and was a member of the Middies Rod and Gun Club of Lycoming County. Surviving with his companion Elda are; Sons George E. Hood III husband of Marchelle Hood of Bethlehem. Robin M. Hood of Laurys Station. Daughter Kim Hood of Allentown. Brother Palmer Hood of Bensalem, Pa. SistersHelen Springman of Chambersburg, Pa., Hazel Aumiller of Milroy, Pa. StepsonsWilliam husband of Denise Sharkazy of Whitehall, Craig husband of Donna Sharkazy of Danielsville, Mark Sharkazy of Whitehall. Step daughtersMary Lou wife of Jim Sedora of Coplay, Debra wife of Tim Snyder of New Tropoli. Nine grandchildren and five great grandchildren Funeral services will be 11:00 am Wednesday December 27, 2006 in Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church 3355 MacArthur Road Whitehall, Pa. 18052. Call 10:00am until 11:00am Wednesday in the church. Memorial contributions may be given to the church. The John H. Brubaker Funeral Home of Catasauqua is in charge of arrangements.