WINCHENDON - It is with great sadness that the family of George Edward Ossenfort Sr., 83, of Winchendon, formerly of Ashburnham, announce that he passed away October 1st after a long struggle with Pulmonary Fibrosis. George was born in Amityville, New York in 1934. He was the son of the late Edward and Ellen (Davis) Ossenfort. He graduated from Amityville High School and attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York. He worked as a civil engineer for Davis Construction in Hicksville, New York and was also the owner of The Valley Marina in Rindge, NH. He also worked in Real Estate at DeNault Century 21 Real Estate in Lunenburg, Massachusetts.
George was an avid hunter and also enjoyed golf and tennis. His sense of humor was unrivaled and unforgettable. He was a great man.
He is survived by his wife and best friend of 62 years, Frances (Gaglione) Ossenfort; his loving children, daughter DonnaLee (Ossenfort) Tignor and her husband George Tignor and his son, George Ossenfort Jr. He was extremely proud of his grandchildren, Stacy Ossenfort and fiance Thomas Coleman, Chrissy Tignor, Brittany Smith, Stefanie Tignor and her husband Jesse Lyons, and Nicholas Ossenfort, as well as his great grandchild Deja Smith.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 12 Noon in Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon.
A calling hour in the funeral home will precede the funeral Wednesday from 11 AM to Noon.
The family extends special thanks to the kind and attentive staff at VNA Hospice.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation http://www.pulmonaryfibrosis.org/ways-to-give