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Joseph Mowers posted a condolence
Tuesday, October 29, 2019George was my friend and mentor when I came to work at WBRV. I was only 18 at the time but he got me started down a long road of wisdom. I sorry this is so late but I just found out through and email from Ed. Both George and Ed educated me in radio which i loved. Rest in Peace my dear friend!
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Sunday, October 13, 2019
Shirley Ludwikowski posted a condolence
Friday, October 11, 2019So sorry Laurie and sons. George was a great man and could get everyone to smile and laugh. Sure going to miss his voice on the radio. I've been in Sherrill for 11 years now and would check his weather every day. What a great man.
jeff hawes posted a condolence
Friday, October 11, 2019my condolences to the family. I grew up listening to George on the radio and many "live broadcasts" from Flywheels and Pulleys in c ville as a child. I know he will be missed. godspeed. Jeffrey p. hawes Kempner, tx
Andrea Reed McFadden posted a condolence
Thursday, October 10, 2019Sincere condolences to the family on the loss of a wonderful man.
Paul Fortin posted a condolence
Thursday, October 10, 2019I think one thing I learned from George is that little things: a smile, a weather fact, a happy birthday, a song, count. Those acts and words had unknown positive effects. Thanks George for sharing and giving us those things
Rita & Howard Disch posted a condolence
Thursday, October 10, 2019We would like to send our deepest sympathy to the family of George, we have fond memories of George on the radio most every day, My wife listened every day she could to the weather, talked to him about the amount of rain or snow we got, or a birthday or anniversary wish to somebody. George even done the swap shop adds and one day he did a add for me on a snow blower, and George called me and he ended up buying it. we saw George at the fair, and I remember him when he worked at the music shop. George was a special person, and will be dearly missed by many. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. God Bless You All.
John Furness posted a condolence
Thursday, October 10, 2019My wife & I send our deepest condolences to Laurie and family for your loss. I personally as well as others will miss just saying (hi George) and having him turn and saying hi back with a smile . May you rest in peace George .
Donna Everson posted a condolence
Thursday, October 10, 2019My condolences to you and your family. I did not know George only through the Lewis County Fair and the radio. You are in our prayers.
Rita Faduski Wallace posted a condolence
Wednesday, October 9, 2019George was such a fine man. I knew him throughout high school and he was always kind and thoughtful. He use to give me rides home after a game if I needed one and would always chat and ask how I was doing. When I would come to Boonville I would always tune in to his show. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this most difficult time. I am sure George is listening to music and at peace. Thoughts and prayers are with you all. Rita Faduski Wallace
Tim O'Connor posted a condolence
Wednesday, October 9, 2019Growing up in Port Leyden, and having a "new" transistor radio, George was always "on-air." We first remember George from his doing WBRV "Record Hops" at the old Port Leyden Central School gym. He wasn't much older than the high schoolers of the mid-sixties. Every morning, he willingly shared his collection of local weather facts going back decades...winter storms, the Boonville Tornado, rain storms at the Fair...George had it all down in his journal. Best thing I remember about our winters: George announcing a "Snow Day." Thousands of "North Country "Folks got to know George via the air waves...and we now will all miss that cordial morning host. To the Capron family, thanks for sharing your Husband, Dad, Grandfather and friend with us. May God Bless you, George.
Mike and Jackie Snyder posted a condolence
Wednesday, October 9, 2019Our deepest sympathy goes out to Laurie and family. George was one of the nicest people in Boonville. We shared many a conversation with him either in the Hulbert House, the Elks, or about town. All winter long we would listen to him on the radio in the morning, hoping and praying that his weather report would give us a snow day. He was a kind and gentle man and will be missed by a great many people.
Vince & Laurie Carey posted a symbolic gesture
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Mike Boncella posted a condolence
Wednesday, October 9, 2019I will will miss George and his unique voice. My Mother always had WBRV on when I was a kid. My deepest sympathy to George’s family.
Michelle posted a condolence
Wednesday, October 9, 2019I remember listening to George as a kid every time I was at my grandparent's house. Now, grown up and moved away, I always tuned in whenever I came back home. He was the voice of local radio!
Kathy Kowalik posted a condolence
Wednesday, October 9, 2019I will never forget George's iconic voice and sense of humor! He was a calming breath of fresh air.I often recall stories of his youth told to me by my Husband Bill.Beha e yourselves up there,boys
Joyce Hill posted a condolence
Wednesday, October 9, 2019My thoughts and prayers to the family. So sorry for your loss. I, as many others, knew George from the radio for so many years. He will certainly be missed and will never be forgotten. RIP George.QA
Steve Reppard lit a candle
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Verne green posted a condolence
Tuesday, October 8, 2019George used to make my day.I used to drive the snow plow past the moose station on 12d in the we hours of the morning.George would be sitting in the office window and see the state plow coming and would turn the lights off and on in the window and I’d blink the lights of the plow and he would lean in the window and wave.They don’t make people like George anymore! He was just a nice person.rip George
Allison (Stock) Stempien posted a condolence
Tuesday, October 8, 2019I feel like I grew up with George. Ever since I was a kid I’d hear him on the radio telling me good morning, what to expect for lunch at school and if my dream came true that day and there was a snow day! I’d see him in town, at Adirondack Music if I went in after school. As an adult, I might run into him at The Elks from time to time or just around town. It always felt like I was seeing family when I saw him. His always present bright smile and upbeat attitude made my day a bit brighter. He will always be an icon to me and many others. Love and prayers to his family. ❤️
Cathy Doolittle posted a condolence
Tuesday, October 8, 2019My heart goes out to everyone in George's family. George was a welcoming person in Boonville. He had a wonderful knack to remember you and be in the moment when having a conversation, a special gift. He radiated love and compassion for everyone. He was genuine. I especially enjoyed calling in to announce our children's birthdays and anytime there was a problem on the gorge to "report the news". I really liked his home town trivia. He was a great neighbor and will be missed and I am sure remembered fondly.
SCOTT LAWRENCE posted a condolence
Tuesday, October 8, 2019I grew up with George as many did in the area. I can remember when WBRV played rock and roll in the 70s and I would listen to George as a child. I also have fond memories of listening on cold winter mornings when he would announce school closings. His passing still hasn't sunk in yet....WBRV will never be the same again without him. RIP, George.
Fran Plummer posted a condolence
Tuesday, October 8, 2019All the hunters and members at camp hungry enjoyed George’s weather forecasting and humorous wit while we had our early morning coffee. George’s familiar radio voice will be sadly missed as we will mourn his passing. May God bless you and welcome you in heaven with open arms. Camp Hungry (North East Lewis County)
Brian E. Kurish lit a candle
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
linda walseman posted a condolence
Tuesday, October 8, 2019my sympathy to his family- every morning at 6 AM i always listened to george doing the weather and school lunch menus. then today in the north country. i also would call in birthdays. no one WILL ever replace george on the radio. rest in peace george, heaven has 3 radio icons now- Kenny. Steve and George
John Capron posted a condolence
Tuesday, October 8, 2019I was hoping to have more time to spend with George. Just wasn't meant to be. He was so much a part of Boonville; woven into its fabric. Until we meet again, George.
Sue Hennessey posted a condolence
Tuesday, October 8, 2019George and I shared many a conversation about plants, animals, and nature. We, at our house, would listen for George's weather forecast, and trusted his before any other forecast. Rest peacefully, my friend.
Mary Fawcett posted a condolence
Tuesday, October 8, 2019George truly was "the Voice of the North Country"...so calm and reassuring every morning...He will be missed by all...So glad that his family shared him with all of us these many years...God bless... Mary Fawcett
Shirley Karpinski Mason posted a condolence
Tuesday, October 8, 2019Remembering George with fondness as a member of Boonville Central School's Class of 1962.
Stephanie and Bob Newman posted a condolence
Tuesday, October 8, 2019Laurie and family, we are so sorry to hear about George . I wish we could be there for you. I'm going to miss our conversations at the Elks. See you when we get back.
Dick and Joann Satterly posted a condolence
Tuesday, October 8, 2019George was "the way" for all of us who listened to him in the morning. He was a fine friend and person to so many. Our deepest sympathies go to Laurie, Dan and Chris and families in your loss. RIP George.
Dwight Shanley posted a condolence
Tuesday, October 8, 2019George was a good friend and fellow classmate and he will be truly missed by all who loved and knew him. Martha and I wish to extend our deepest sympathies to his family and it is our prayer that God will bring peace and comfort during this time of loss! Dwight "Skip" and Martha Shanley
Jeff Capron posted a condolence
Tuesday, October 8, 2019I will miss our Capron Corner talks at the Elks and your weather forecasts during hunting season. Rest in Peace George!