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George J. Lavarnway

Appling, GA – Mr. George J. Lavarnway, 75, husband of Mitsuko Lavarnway, entered into rest on Monday, January 11, 2016 at his residence.

Graveside services will be held from Passworth Cemetery this Saturday, January 16, 2016, at 2:00 PM, where military honors will be accorded.

Mr. Lavarnway was a native of New York, and was the son of the late Joseph and Dorothy St. John Lavarnway. He was a retired Sergeant First Class from the U.S. Army having served in Vietnam. After retirement from the military he was the owner and operator of GL Land Clearing and the Vice President of Cobalt Safes. He was the founder of Voices for Victims of Violent Crimes and of the Catholic faith. Mr. Lavarnway was a loving husband, father and grandfather and great grandfather who was happiest being with his wife and family, and fishing, landscaping and hunting.

Survivors include his children, Tony Lavarnway, Bill Lavarnway and his wife Sheena, Wayne Lavarnway, and Keith Lavarnway and his wife Debbie; brothers, Dennis Lavarnway and his wife Patty and Richard Lavarnway; sister, Linda June and her husband Dave; five grandchildren, Victor Lavarnway, Seth Lavarnway, Aaron Lavarnway, Brandon Lavarnway and April Lavarnway; as well as one great grandchild, Landon Lavarnway.

The family will receive friends from 12:00 until 1:45 P.M. on Saturday at the funeral home.
Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Road, Augusta, GA, 30906.

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4 responses to “George J. Lavarnway”

  1. Unfortunately, my carrer has taken me across the country in several directions, but we spoke often on the phone. I will miss our conversations and his sense of humor and friendship. Rest in Peace George!

  2. Prayers for the family. I am sorry for your Loss. George will be missed. My husband Gerald LeFevre & George are cousins and will see each other in heaven.

  3. I met George when I was fifteen years old and George was sixteen, George and Gerald were the best of buddies. We were high school sweethearts and we were engaged when George was in the military and I broke off the engagement when he went overseas. George was always a wonderful person and well liked by everyone. He will be missed by many. I send my prayers and heartfelt sympathy to George’s family with love, especially Dicky.

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