July 19, 1923 - February 4, 2015
George H. Soles, Jr., age 91, of Speers, peacefully went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 4, 2015. A son of the late George H. Soles, Sr. and Christina Cowell Soles, George was born in Charleroi on June 19, 1923. George spent most of his adult life in the Speers area, and married Claire E. Vandermer on July 4, 1947. For approximately fifteen years, he and Claire spent the winter months in Holiday, FL. George served in the U.S. Army Airborne in WWII and later retired in 1981 from the Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Company where he held the position as foreman. George was also a member of the Speers United Methodist Church and the Charleroi American Legion Post 22. Along with his wife Claire, he is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Dennis and Katherine Soles of Fraser, CO; a daughter-in-law, Debra Soles of Baldwin; a sister, Dolores Watkins of Souderton, PA; eight grandchildren, Christa (Andrew) Hlavsa of South Park, Jeffrey (Danielle) Soles, Jr., of Monongahela, Sarah (John) Waller of Belle Vernon, Marlena Soles of Belle Vernon, William (Twila) Soles of Fraser, CO, Elle Soles of Fraser, CO, Jennifer (Matthew) Todaro of Canonsburg, and John (Sarah) Soles of Annandale, VA; 12 great grandchildren and he has two great grandchildren on the way. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a son, Jeffrey Soles, Sr. on January 23, 2004 and two sisters, Betty Vandermer on May 2, 2012 and Scharma Schaeffer on January 6, 2015. Friends will be received on Friday from 7-9 p.m. at the Ferguson Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., (724-929-5300), 700 Broad Avenue, Belle Vernon. www.FergusonFuneralHomeAndCrematory.com. A funeral service will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. in the Speers United Methodist Church, with Rev. Lori Walters and Rev. Matthew Todaro co-officiating. EVERYONE PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH. Interment to follow in Belle Vernon Cemetery. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Speers United Methodist Church, 810 Jane Avenue, Charleroi, PA 15022.
George H. Soles, Jr., age 91, of Speers, peacefully went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 4, 2015. A son of the late George H. Soles, Sr. and Christina Cowell Soles, George was born in Charleroi on June 19, 1923. George spent most... View Obituary & Service Information
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