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George P. Finch

George P. Finch, 72, Thornville, passed away on May 25, 2015, at his winter home in Glendale, AZ. After a lengthy, courageous fight, he slipped away quietly to meet his Lord and Savior.

George was born February 6, 1943, in Barnesville, Ohio, the son of the late George F. and Dorothy (Detling) Finch. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 50 years, Karen (Schradel) Finch; two sons, Fred (Leslie), of Dallas, and Bradley (Bridget) of Newark; grandchildren, Jacob, Hannah and Annabelle; siblings, Barbara (Larry) Robb, Pataskala, Beverly (Gene) Hughes, Phoenix, and William (Cheryl), Glendale, AZ; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by brother, Charles.

A veteran of the U. S. Air Force, George retired from Utica National Insurance Company where he earned the prestigious CPCU designation.

George was an active member of the Thornville United Methodist Church. He was also active in the Masonic Lodge, the Scottish Rite and Aladdin Shrine. He was a past District Deputy Grand Master of the 13th District. George was a past president of Grove City Sertoma Club and past president of Central Ohio Underwriters Association.

George’s courage, grace and joy of life was celebrated at Thornville United Methodist Church on May 31, 2015. Burial followed at Lutheran Reformed Cemetery, Thornville. The family requests that memorial donations be made to Thornville UMC, Shriners Hospitals for Children or your favorite charity.

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Hoskinson Funeral & Cremation Service, Thornville, is honored to care for the Finch family.

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