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Hazleton Senior High School
Class Of 1973



In Memoriam 

George T. Deeb Jr.

April 19, 2018



George T. “Camel” Deeb, Jr., 63, of Hazleton passed away at his residence on Thursday afternoon.

Born in Hazleton, he was the son of the late George T. and Rose Marie (Potenza-Dissinger) Deeb.

He was of the Christian faith.

George was a 1973 graduate of Hazleton High School, also attending the Hazleton Area Vocational Technical Center, learning machinist skills.

He was the owner/operator of George Deeb Coal Hauling, Hazleton, and was previously employed by the Dorr Oliver Corp. for 27 years, from 1973 to 2000.

George was a quiet kind man and very hard worker who spent time working on his trucks. He also enjoyed tinkering with electronics.

Preceding him in death, in addition to his parents, was his son, George Thomas Deeb III, in 2006.

Surviving are his wife of 35 years, the former Rita Lutsky; daughters, Elisabeth and Rebecca Deeb; and grandson, Mason Smith. Also surviving are his sisters, Rose Ann (Bird) Deeb, Nancy Mensinger and her husband, James, and Karen Cundro and her husband, Donnie; a brother, Jeffrey Deeb and his wife, Kathy; several aunts and uncles; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Donations to the American Heart Association would be appreciated by the family.

Boyle Funeral Home Inc., Hazleton, is assisting with arrangements.

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