Thomas "Tommy" R. George, 51, of Dolgeville, New York passed away unexpectedly Wednesday morning, March 10, 2021 at Little Falls Hospital in Little Falls, New York after falling ill at home.
He was born on March 24, 1969 in Little Falls, New York and was the son of the late, Robert and Dorothy (Kovac) George. Tommy was educated at Dolgeville Central School and graduated with the Class of 1987.
On October 4, 1997, Tommy was united in marriage to Stacey M. Pierce at the Dolgeville United Methodist Church. They shared a union of 23 years together.
Alongside his wife, Tommy was the owner and operator of Little Falls Ace Hardware. He previously owned Little Falls Fuel, Little Falls Freight Company and his first love was George Lumber which was ran with his family.
Tommy was a member of the Salisbury Ridgerunners and the Dolgeville Rod and Gun Club. He was an entrepreneur where his mind never rested and was always geared towards all aspects business. Tommy enjoyed cars and driving fast, making moonshine, having a successful business, watching boxing matches, watching old movies on AMC network, loved cooking and eating out, Food-eat, sleep, and repeat. Tommy also enjoyed spending time in his garage with his buddies, it was his true "man" cave. Tommy's favorite time was spent in the company of his wife and children, attending all of their life's accomplishments in sports, academics and extracurricular activities especially watching his girls play soccer. Tommy was a true family man, his kid's biggest hero and a lifelong friend to many. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Stacey Pierce George at home; two loving daughters, Sarah George and Lauren George of Dolgeville, NY; a son, Connor Thomas George of Dolgeville, NY; two brothers, Michael George and his wife, Demi of Inhams Mills, NY and Robert George and his wife, Jane of Dolgeville, NY; father and mother in law, Robert & Evelyn Pierce of Dolgeville, NY; brothers and sisters in law, Art and Brenda Mayhew of Salisbury, NY, Ann Wainwright of Dolgeville, NY and Robert Pierce III of Oppenheim, NY; two aunts, Josephine Smith of Little Falls, NY and Mary Gartner of Herkimer, NY; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and special life long friends, Andy Reimer, Tim Kluge, Rick Cote, Jeff George, Scott "Speedo" Pierce, Bryan Skinbinski, Mike "Simo" Simonelli, Big Pete Aloisio Rod Nichols and Chris Cromer.
Tommy was predeceased by his parents, Robert and Dorothy George and a special uncle, Raymond George and several other special aunts and uncles.
Calling hours will be held on Monday, March 15, 2021 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Miller-Plonka Funeral Home, 30 Wolf Street, Dolgeville, New York 13329. A funeral service will be held the following day, Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. also at Miller-Plonka Funeral Home with Rev. Brian K. Slezak, Pastor of St. Joseph's Catholic Church officiating. Please wear a mask or facial covering and social distancing procedures will be followed. Burial will be held later in the spring at St. Joseph's Cemetery in Dolgeville, New York.
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