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WESTMINSTER - George N. Beer, 90, of 31 South Ashburnham Road, died peacefully Friday morning, August 31, 2018 at his residence, with his family at his side.
He was born in Marlborough, MA on August 4, 1928, son of the late Frederick and Mabel (Nelson) Beer and grew up in Waites Corner, West Fitchburg, MA. George was a 1947 graduate of Fitchburg High School and proudly served his country as a member of the United States Air Force during the Korean War. George and his late wife Patricia A. (Walsh) Beer, who died in 2010, built their present home in 1957.
George was a self employed automotive mechanic until his retirement in 1995. He enjoyed gardening and was an accomplished bowler, bowling for many years in the Fitchburg Open Division. He bowled in several of the Fitchburg Sentinel Roll Offs.
He leaves three children, Eric N. Beer and his wife Antonetta of Hanover, MA, Donna Beer Stolz and her husband John of Glenshaw, PA and Diane P. Beer of Westminster and four grandchildren, Anastasia and Ezra Stolz and Gianna and Talia Beer. A brother, Edward Beer, predeceased him in 1964.
Military funeral services will be held Friday, September 7, 2018 at 1 P.M. in Massachusetts Veterans' memorial Cemetery, 111 Glenallen Street, Winchendon. There are no calling hours.
Memorial donations may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517,Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517.
Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon is directing arrangements.