George A. Clemens, 91, of Pottstown, loving husband of Sandra J. (Forker) Clemens, passed away on Monday, Sept. 28 at his home.
Born in Telford, he was the son of the late Franklin and Elverda (Freed) Clemens.
George was a graduate of Hilltown High School in Blooming Glen, PA and a US Army veteran. He served honorably as a med-tech at the time of the Korean conflict. In the 1950’s, he commenced a 30+ year career at the then Bell Telephone Company of Pennsylvania. He began there as a service technician and retired in December 1989 as a supervisor in the Accounting department on Fayette Street in Conshohocken. He was admired and respected by everyone with whom he worked.
He was a long-time member and steward at Trinity EC Church in Boyertown. George was an avid reader who loved to read his Bible, works to support Spiritual growth, and biographies. He was always up for a game of Parcheesi, and it was an extremely rare occurrence that the game did not end with him being the winner!
Surviving with his wife of 67 years are children Virginia Spielman, wife of Robert, Michael Clemens, husband of Patricia, Victoria Schwenk, wife of Ernest, Valerie Overend, wife of Michael, Steven Clemens, husband of Catherine, Andrew Clemens, husband of Victoria, and Vanessa Clemens; grandchildren: Robert Spielman, Jr., husband of Nicole, Sarah Donaghy, wife of Fred, Michael Clemens, Jr., husband of Leona, Jessica Davis, wife of Steve, Paul Clemens, husband of Marlee, Christopher and Adam Schwenk, Nathan Smith, Janet Lyons, wife of Conley, Joshua and Christopher Overend, Emily and Ashley Clemens, Deaglan Mallacht-Clemens, Tyler McMahon, and Isabella Clemens; great-grandchildren: Shane and Wyatt Spielman, Michael Clemens III, Logan Davis, Gracelee, Kashton and Briggs Clemens, and Madelyn Lyons. He is also survived by 2 brothers, Ernest, husband of Sharon, and Robert, husband of Carolyn, and 2 sisters, Miriam Brunstetter, wife of the late Charles Brunstetter, and Susie Derstine, wife of the late Willis Derstine. Along with his parents, he is predeceased by 7 siblings and his son George A. Clemens, Jr.
George will forever be known as a quiet and gentle man, loving and faithful husband, and a most devoted father who would do anything for his family. He was a Godly man full of wisdom beyond compare. He will be fiercely missed, but his family is assured of his eternal salvation and looks forward to a glorious reunion in Heaven someday.
Services and interment are private.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Salvation Army.