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George B. Wiles

George B. Wiles Jr., 78, of Carroll Township, passed away at his residence on Wednesday, August 19, 2009. A son of the late George B. and Roberta (Brown) Wiles, he was born June 20, 1931, in Monessen. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving on the USS Yarnall during the Korean War. George drove bus for Greyhound Bus Lines, 88 Transit Lines and GG&C Bus Co. for many years before becoming a salesman for Roley Pontiac in Belle Vernon. He was a member of Holy Trinity Orthodox Church and F&AM Lodge 615, both in Charleroi. While an active member of the Charleroi Lodge, he played a vital role in the planning and construction of the current lodge building. He is survived by very special friends, David and Joanne Metz of Carroll Township; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to his parents, George was preceded in death by his wife Martha, in April 2006. Friends will be received Friday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. in the Melenyzer-DuBarr Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Inc., Charleroi (724-483-2231), where Tri-County F&AM Lodge 643 will conduct a Masonic service at 7 p.m. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, August 22, in the funeral home. Interment will follow in Mon Valley Memorial Park, Donora.


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