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George J. Check

George J. Check of Bristol, Pa died on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at Twining Village, Holland Pa. He was 91. He was married for 21 years to the late Jane (Brownlee) Check. Born in Bethlehem, Pa May 19, 1926, he was son of the late John and Anna (Kokosky) Check and was a resident of Bristol Borough for over 50 years. He was employed in various locations for McCrory-McClellan-Green 5 & 10 Stores for over 40 years. He received the Manager of the Year Award in 1968 and several other awards for top performance. Mr. Check enjoyed watching sports, going for walks "down to the River" and gardening, having a special talent for raising beautiful African Violets. He was a faithful member of St. Mark Church in Bristol.

He is survived by 2 nephews, Francis Polaha and his wife, Sharon and Thomas Burns and the late Mary Ann Burns, 4 great nieces, Sandy Schapitl, Kathy Corpora and her husband, Jim, Lori Samer and her husband, Charles and Karen Polaha.


Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate his Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, July 29, 2017, 10:30am at St. Mark R.C. Church. Interment, St. Mark Cemetery, Bristol. Friends may pay their respects 9:30-10:30am at the Wade Funeral Home, 1002 Radcliffe Street, Bristol Borough.