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George E. Flack

Interment with Military Rites: Amboy Township Cemetery

George Elmer Flack, age 91, lifelong resident of Metamora, Ohio, passed away peacefully Friday morning, September 9, 2016, at Sunset Retirement Village in Sylvania, with his daughters at his side. He was born May 25, 1925 in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, to the late George Brooks and Sara Myrtle (Michener) Flack. He excelled in football and track and field at Doylestown High School.

George was a United States Navy WWII Veteran serving from 1942 to 1946. His wife of 71 years, Marjorie Tredway was a United States Marine Corps WWII Women's Reserve Veteran, and on July 8, 1944, they were united in marriage. Marjorie preceded him in death on February 2nd of this year.

George started his career in Metamora with Flack’s Barber Shop for 12 years and transitioned into the insurance agency, George Flack Insurance Agency, for over 30 years. He was a member of the Metamora United Methodist Church, a Metamora Volunteer Fireman, and served as a Councilman and Mayor of Metamora. He was a longtime member of O.E.S. Fulton Chapter #67, Lyons and Wauseon Chapters of the Masonic Lodge F&AM serving as 5th District Deputy to the Ohio Grand Master. He was a member of Lyons VFW Post #7574 where he served as Past Commander, Fulton County United Veterans Association, and Fulton County Republican Party serving as a delegate chairman. At the time of his passing, George was member of the Berkey Congregational Christian Church.

As a Florida Snow Bird for over 25 years, he was the lead volunteer organizer for the Bradenton Boys & Girls Club for spring training games for the Pittsburg Pirates. He was also responsible for recruiting volunteers for the arts and crafts building at the Manatee County Fair, Palmetto, Florida. He also held season tickets to the University of Michigan sporting events for over 40 years. GO BLUE!

George will be greatly missed by his loving daughters, Carole (Richard) Brown and Beverly Lung; grandchildren, Deb Dickson, Curt Schroeder, Cindy Maurer, Dustin DeWitt and Clarke DeWitt; 9 great-grandchildren; recent great-great-grandson; and brother, Harry Michener.

Besides his wife, Marjorie, George was preceded in death by his sisters, Edna Mae Ott and Catherine Ruff.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, September 14th from 2 to 8 p.m. at the Weigel Funeral Home in Metamora (419.644.3601), where a VFW Service will be held at 7:00 p.m. followed by a Masonic Service. Funeral services will be held Thursday, September 15th at 11:00 a.m. at the Berkey Congregational Christian Church with viewing from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Interment, with Military Rites, will follow at Amboy Township Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the VFW National Home for Children, 3573 S. Waverly Road, Eaton Rapids, MI 48827 or the Berkey Congregational Christian Church, 12036 Sylvania-Metamora Rd., Berkey, OH 43504.


Residence: Metamora, Ohio

Visitation: Wednesday, September 14th from 2 to 8 pm at the Weigel Funeral Home in Metamora

Funeral Service: Thursday, September 15th at 11:00 am at the Berkey Congregational Christian Church


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He was my neighbor all growing up. I couldn't have asked for a better one. He and his wife were like grandparents to us. I think about him often and will miss him like family.

Chris Vasko Sep 22 2016 12:00 AM

With sincere sympathy

Doris Walker Sep 15 2016 12:00 AM

On behalf of the staff of the Evergreen Community Library we offer our sincere condolences on the loss of your dear father., Geeorge. Your parents were icons in our community and will be missed. But I hope you find comfort in knowing they are together again- forever. Take care Carol and Bev. I will pray for some restful and peaceful days for you both. With Sincere Sympathy Jane Dominique

Jane Dominique Sep 14 2016 12:00 AM

On behalf of Boy Scout Troop 167 in Metamora, George will be dearly missed. We send our condolences to the his family. George was active with the Troop for many years, serving on the committee as the organizational representative. He was a very kind and generous man, always encouraging the boys to be Eagles. His love of God and country were and will continue to be inspirational. My life and the boys have been enriched because of knowing him. Thank you George, Rest in Peace. Sincerely, Steve Frederick, organizational representative of Troop 167

Stephen Frederick Sep 12 2016 12:00 AM

Sorry to hear of your dad passing away and he will certainly be missed. He was "Mr. Metamora". Because of your dad & parents like him we all benefited from our childhood & helped to make us who we are today. Remember the fun times & be content in your heart that he is certainly with the Lord & his beloved Marjorie. Love Vicki (Ballard) & Jim Buchanan

Vicki & Jim Buchanan Sep 12 2016 12:00 AM

Shari and I wish to express our condolences to Bev and Carol on their loss. My earliest memories include getting my haircuts from George, I am certain he did my first. He was a great neighbor and asset to the community.

Paul Kolbe Sep 12 2016 12:00 AM

On behalf of The Conservative Lunch, we extend our deepest sympathies to our great friend and supporter Beverly Lung and her family. We are all thinking about you and praying for you and your family.

Pamela Lofland Sep 11 2016 12:00 AM

Deepest sympathy to the Flack family. We will be praying for you at this difficult time. Sincerely, John and Carla

John W. and Carla Laver Sep 10 2016 12:00 AM

Our deepest sympathy to the Flack family. Sandy and John

Sandy and John Hudik Sep 10 2016 12:00 AM

George was a dear friend, a great teacher and mentor; I was blessed to know him and to work with him. Teresa and I certainly enjoyed the time that we spent with George and Marg. Please accept our deepest sympathy and condolences. Sincerely, Rex & Teresa

Rex & Teresa Williamson Sep 10 2016 12:00 AM

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