George J. Egan

July 16, 1924 ~ December 12, 2013 (age 89)


Schroon Lake; George J. Egan Jr. 89, passed away Thursday December 12, 2013 at the Moses Ludington Nursing Home in Ticonderoga, NY.
George was born July 16 1924 in Port Henry NY the son of the late George J. Egan and Pauline Lane Egan.
George was predeceased by his wife of 47 years Jean Rabatoy Egan September 9 1997.
George attended Port Henry High School and when World War II was forced upon the United States, George joined the United States Navy in 1942 where he served for four years and was honorably discharged in 1946.
George was employed as a foreman for Niagara Mohawk Power Corp. retiring after 38 1/2 years of service. After retirement George worked with his wife Jean's in her business, Jean Egan Originals, manufacturing Christmas ornaments.
George was a communicant of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church and a former member of the Schroon Lake Volunteer Fire Department and Emergency Squad. He was a former member of the Schroon Lake Youth Commission and a founder of the Schroon Lake Little League program and was a big help during the construction of the field at the Fish and Game club.
George enjoyed ice fishing and in his younger years liked to hunt.
George is survived by his sons Gary (Roxane) Egan and George J. (Mary) Egan III all of Schroon Lake, his grandson George J. Egan IV of South Ogden, Utah, his sister Jane (Patrick) Salerno of Port Henry, six nieces and four nephews.
The family would like to thank Dr. Joseph Schwerman for the many years of care you have given our father and also thanks to the staff at Inter-Lakes Nursing Home during George's short stay. We would also like to thank George's Angels for the loving care they given him over the last 2 years at home. They are Marilyn Dumoulin, Julia Norton, Lois Brundage, Donna Hozley and Kim Gould. We couldn't have done it without you.
A Funeral mass will be celebrated Tuesday morning December 17, 2013 at 11:00 AM at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Schroon Lake. Interment will follow in the Severance Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Edward L. Kelly Funeral Home 1019 US Rt. 9 Schroon Lake, Monday December 16, 2013 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM.
The family suggests memorials take the form of donations to Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Schroon Lake, NY 12870 or the Schroon Lake Emergency Squad, Schroon Lake, NY 12870.


DEC 16. 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Edward L Kelly Funeral Home

1019 US Rte 9

Schroon Lake, NY, US, 12870

Graveside Service

DEC 17

Severance Cemetery

Stowell Rd.

Schroon Lake, NY, US, 12870


DEC 17. 11:00 AM

Our Lady Of Lourdes

US Rt. 9

Schroon Lake, NY, US, 12870

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