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George Mead

George E. Mead

Tuesday, May 10th, 1949 - Thursday, October 31st, 2019
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Obituary

George E. Mead,70, passed away on Thursday October 31st after a long illness.

Born and raised in Colonie,NY, George was the son of the late George and Doris (Krug) Mead. A graduate of Colonie High School, George received a Engineering Degree from Hudson Valley Community College.

George was born into the Harness Racing Community, he was a owner ,trainer, driver and breeder. Along with his wife Ila, George raced horses at tracks throughout the northeast. He was a former employee of Superior Business Products and was the Water Commissioner of the Town of Princetown for many years.

An avid golfer and bird watcher, George was a kind-hearted soul who would adopt any four legged animal.

George is survived by his wife of 43 years Ila M. Oby who he married in April of 1977, his brother, David C. Mead (Debbie) of East Greenbush, his sister, Barbara A. Mongeon (David) of Colonie, aunt Alice Krug of Canajoharie, NY, nephews, Chad (Allyson),Justin and Matthew Mead, cousins, Peter and Alyce Krug of Nelliston, NY and several other cousins.

At Georges request there will be no services held.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Georges memory to Purple Haze Standardbred Adoption Program for retired harness racehorses, P.O. Box 253,Oxford, NY 13830 or please support Adopt a Pet
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Laura Hess

Posted at 10:29am
Ila so sorry for your loss George will be missed, such amazing person Rest In Peace
HK

harold karker

Posted at 09:59am
Nothing beats "CLASS" when it comes to racing.
From the start, to the head of the stretch, and now to the finish line....that personifies George !!
Rest in peace, my friend.

Helen Lamson

Posted at 08:48am
Ila, so sorry for the loss of George. Our thoughts are with you. Festus and Helen
MR

Mary Jane Roach

Posted at 04:48pm

Posted Nov 03, 2019 at 04:46pm
Very shocked and saddened to hear about George's passing. I worked with George at Superior Business Products, and was very blessed to know him. He was a great work mate and friend and will surely be missed. Sending condolences,
Paul Califano
 
MR

Mary Jane Roach Posted at 04:49pm

The condolence is from Paul Califano.
 
MR

Mary Jane Roach Posted at 04:50pm

The condolence is from Paul Califano.
MR

Mary Jane Roach

Posted at 04:46pm
Very shocked and saddened to hear about George's passing. I worked with George at Superior Business Products, and was very blessed to know him. He was a great work mate and friend and will surely be missed. Sending condolences,
Paul Califano
 
LF

Linda Flynn Posted at 04:50pm

So sorry for your loss Ila. George was everyone’s friend and he knew so many. Thoughts and prayers to the family. Linda Flynn
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