George E. Henderson

December 6, 1930 ~ April 3, 2018 (age 87)


George E. Henderson, 87 of Harmar Twp. died Tuesday April 3, 2018 in is home. He was born December 6, 1930 in Pittsburgh to the late Floyd N. & Leah Coleman Henderson. A veteran of the Korean War serving in the Army and was a resident of Harmar the past 55 years. Mr. Henderson started his career working for the Forestry Division of the City of Pittsburgh, became a Boiler Maker and retired as a Stationary Engineer for the Carnegie Bellfield Boiler Plant. George worked in a dark room developing and printing film, worked high iron as a boiler maker working on all the steel mills and many of the power plants in the Tri -State area, worked as a climber for Davey Tree,  a pump man, engineer and welder at the Cloud Factory, he shot pool, played drums in many Pittsburgh bands, gardened, loved music, playing golf, took care of a pond full of fish and took photos. Survivors are his son Donald (Pamela) Henderson of New Kensington, daughter Patricia (Wayne) Roberson of O’Hara Twp. Two Grandchildren Shane P. & Brigid M. Henderson. Brother in law Patrick J. (Shirley) Ging of Monroeville, Sister in law of Lillian Henderson of Monroeville. Also many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his wife Eileen M. Ging Henderson, sister Esther I. Wilson and two brothers Thomas C. and Floyd N. (Hank) Henderson. The family will receive friends on Friday April 6, from 2-4 & 6-8 PM in CHESWCK at the Charles B. Jarvie Funeral Home Inc. 1607 Pittsburgh Street where a blessing service will be held at 10 am Saturday April 7 with burial next to his wife to follow at Lakewood Memorial Gardens Indiana Twp.

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