George E. Ledger, 93, of Bristol, passed away peacefully early Friday morning, July 7, 2017, at Sheriden Woods, Bristol. He was the husband of the late Barbara M. (Henderson) Ledger, who passed in 2004.
George was born in Groveton, N.H. on Feb. 20, 1924, son of the late Francis and Nettie (Brigham) Ledger. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, served in the South Pacific, received the Purple Heart and was honorably discharged in 1945. George retired in 1986 as foreman at Marlin Rockwell. He was a member of the American Legion Seicheprey Post #2 in Bristol; was a fan of the UConn Women’s Basketball and the NY Yankees.
He leaves his daughter, Sharon Ledger; brother, William Ledger; sister, Barbara Sanocki; his favorite niece, Karen Moore; sisters-in-law, Barbara Ledger and Cindy Ledger; brother-in-law, Raymond Hermanowski; and several other nieces and nephews.
George was predeceased by his brothers, Francis, James, Roger and Stewart Ledger.
George’s funeral will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, July 10, 2017, at O’Brien Funeral Home, 24 Lincoln Ave., Forestville (Bristol). Committal services and interment with Military Honors will follow in Peacedale Cemetery, Bristol. Donations may be made to the American Legion Post #2, 22 Hooker Court, Bristol, CT 06010.
To leave an online condolence, share a memory or a photo, visit George’s memorial page at www.OBRIEN-FUNERALHOME.com .