Joseph R. George Jr., 84 of Bristol, professor emeritus of history at Villanova University, died April 17th at Silver Creek Manor. The son of the late Joseph R. and Rose (Sousa) George, he was predeceased by six sisters: Mary Brinza, Rose Bento, Clara Vierra, and Margaret Belmore all of Bristol; Minnie Hughes of East Providence and Anna Colliton of Vernon, Connecticut and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Monday, Apr. 22 at 9 am from the George Lima Funeral Home, 367 High St., with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 am at St. Mary's Church, 330 Wood St. Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, Bristol.
Calling hours are Monday 8:45 – 9:30 am prior to the Mass.
Find more information at Prof. George's online memorial page provided by Lima Funeral Home.