Neumann, George

NEUMANN, II, George H.

George H. Neumann, II, father, brother, opa, companion, formerly of Lewistown Valley Tamaqua, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 11, 2021, surrounded by his devoted

family at home in East Penn Twp., Lehighton, Pennsylvania, at 76 years of age.

Born Sunday, March 4, 1945, in Springfield, Ohio, the son of the late George H., and

Margaret (Fravel) Neumann. George was also predeceased by his beloved wife Sally A. (Rathbun) Neumann on April 23, 2012; sister, Roxanne Ford; brother, Dennis Neumann.

Surviving are son, George H. "Chip" Neumann , III and his wife Gina of Lehighton; daughters, Sally A. "Missi" Kupetz fiancée of Benjamin Baggett of Binghamton, NY, Kimberlee J. Frable wife of Thad R. of Lehighton, Heather L. Mellor fiancée of Steve Kuba of Hazleton; sister, Diane Bereczsky of Springfield, OH; grandchildren, Salvatore "Torey", Antonino "Nico", Brody, Brielle, Stosh, Seth, Shelby, Morgan, Chase; great-grandchildren, Gracie, Gretchen, Stosh, Seth, Graelyn, Emma, Aaron, Carter.

In addition George is survived by companion of 8 years, Aleta K. Paul with whom he resided, her children, Kristen Hope wife John Witcofsky, Karen (Hope) Kistler and her husband Jeffrey, Jason Hope and his wife Sarah; Aleta's grandchildren, Liv

Anna, Theo Ephraim, Macey, Paige, and Addison.

A graduate of Shawnee High School in Ohio, George was farm manager for Koch's Turkey Farms of the Lewistown Valley from 1982 through 2018. He was a poultry specialist. A

member of Trinity U.C.C. of Tamaqua, Tamaqua F&AM Lodge #238, social member of the Lehighton Legion.

George's priorities were work and family. He was a devoted husband, companion, and father; however, he reveled in the role of grandfather, affectionately called "Opa". True to his Ohio roots, George was an ardent Ohio State Buckeye fan. George also enjoyed boating with his family.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to the E. Franklin Griffiths Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc. of 655 East Broad Street, Tamaqua, Pennsylvania 18252. (570) 668-2550

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E. Franklin Griffiths Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.

655 E. Broad St.

Tamaqua, PA