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George H. Waterman, Sr.

April 17, 1925 — December 31, 2013

George H. Waterman Sr., 88, of Port Charlotte passed away Tuesday, 31 December 2013 at Fawcett Memorial Hospital in Port Charlotte. He was born April 17, 1925 in Brooklyn, New York, raised in Barbados, BWI and was a resident of Florida for the past twenty years. He receiving an honorable discharge for his service in the US Navy, then he worked at the Brooklyn Navy Yard until it's closure. After obtaining his degree in education, George taught industrial arts at the Intermediate School level. He retired from the New York Board of Education and received commendations for his devoted service. George had a love of and passion for music. As a vocalist he performed in numerous choirs and choral groups. He performed in the Charlotte Chorale, the North Port Chorale, the Charlotte County Cultural Center Community Chorus and the Senior Choir of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, Punta Gorda, Florida. George was also an accomplished musician. He studied piano and music theory and performed as a member of the Community Handbell Choir of Port Charlotte, the Charlotte County Handbell and Recorder Ensembles and as a member of the Church of the Good Shepherd Bell Ringers. George enjoyed many other hobbies. As a young man, George played cricket, was an amateur boxer and was an avid baseball fan. He also enjoyed a wide range of other activities including kite flying, bowling and solving jigsaw, crossword, cryptogram, logic and mathematical puzzles. George leaves his wife of thirty-one years, Alma (Abraham) Waterman; his first wife Viola, his sons, George Jr. (Angela) and Gerard, his daughters, Venita and Victoria, five grandchildren, nieces, nephews, godchildren and many close friends A funeral service will be held in New York at a later date. In memory of George, the family requests that donations be made to the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, Punta Gorda, Florida.

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