Mary J. George
Mary J. George, 90, of Batavia, passed away after a short stay at Premier Genesee on January 26, 2021. She was born on April 8, 1930 in Elba, to the late Stanley and Josephine (Swiergula) Zielinski. She is predeceased by her husband, Bernard George, grandson Alan, siblings, Stella Syzmanski, Sophia Kingdom, Ann Surman and Julian Zielinski.
Mary worked for Mullen Brother’s Office Supply Store in Batavia before becoming a wife and full-time homemaker. She loved attending family events, dining out, watching Lawrence Welk and polka music. Mary enjoyed traveling whether it be a local day trip or the family trips she made to Hawaii and Australia/New Zealand. She was proud to have been a contestant for the Elba Onion Queen having personally worked in the muck for her family. Mary spent her life caring for other people and will be dearly missed.
Mary is survived by her children, Douglas (Janet) George of Suwanee, GA, Daniel George of Stafford, Patricia (Mark) Grabosky of Fairport and Christina (Steven) Brown of Webster. Grandchildren, Sidney, Eric, Ross and Tabitha, siblings, Martha Tierney of North Tonawanda, Bruno (Dorothy) Zielinski of Batavia, Helen Klinkbeil of LeRoy, Jennie Seager of Albion, Frank (Jane) Zielinski of Elba, and sister-in-law Shirley (Thomas) Edbauer of North Tonawanda, along with many nieces and nephews.
There will be no prior calling hours, services will be held privately for the family. She will be laid to rest in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Batavia. A Celebration of her Life will be scheduled by the family at a later date.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to AutismUp, 50 Science Pkwy, Rochester, NY 14620. To leave a message of condolence please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com or for more information call (585) 343-8260. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.