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George J. Thomey

GEORGE J. THOMEY, age 86, beloved husband of the late Helene (nee Cote); loving father of Madeleine Thomey (husband Daniel Polletta), H. Charles (wife Antoinette) and Catherine “Weezie”; devoted grandfather of Christian and Gabrielle; cherished son of the late Habeeb and Anna (nee Daher); dearest brother of Mae Nagel (husband Richard), Jane Garrett (husband Robert) and the late Lillian Thomey; dear uncle and great-uncle of many.

George was born on July 27, 1932 in Cleveland and passed away on April 14, 2019. He was a lifelong resident of Cleveland and a member of Gesu Catholic Church. George graduated from Cathedral Latin High School in 1951 and John Carroll University in 1955. He worked as a Deputy Clerk for the Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts. George loved horse racing and was a Browns and Indians fan. He will be remembered most as a loving, social and friendly man with a deep sense of responsibility. George was a man for others. He will be dearly missed. 

Contributions may be made in memory of George to Gesu Catholic Church, 2470 Miramar Blvd., University Heights, OH 44118; or St. Maron Church, 7800 Brookside Rd, Independence, OH 44131; or John Carroll University, University Advancement, 1 John Carroll Blvd., University Heights, OH 44118.

Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at Gesu Catholic Church at 11 AM. Cremation following by DeJohn Crematory. Private burial will take place at All Souls Cemetery. Family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of George at THE DeJOHN-FLYNN-MYLOTT FUNERAL HOME OF SOUTH EUCLID, 4600 MAYFIELD RD. (just east of Green Rd.) TUESDAY 4-8 PM. Prayers of Incense at 7 PM.

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  1. Madeleine,
    My deepest condolences to you and your loved ones. I am truly sorry for your loss. Your in the thoughts and prayers of the Hill family.
    God Bless,

  2. I’m so sorry to hear of your father, Madeleine. You and your entire family will be in my family’s prayers. Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted (Matt 5:4).

  3. Loss of this nature cannot be prepared for. Know that we are thinking about you and your family.

  4. Madeleine,
    Thinking of you and wishing you moments of peace and comfort.
    In caring sympathy,

  5. Your Cousin Kristen

    Madeleine, keeping you and the family in my thoughts and prayers. I am very sorry to hear about the loss of your father.

  6. Judge Edward Katalinas (Retired)

    R.I.P. old friend. We saw each other almost daily at the Justice Center till we retired. Not many of us left from Latin. You were a great handicapper.

  7. Dearest Cousins: Madeline, Charlie & Weezie, we have lost a dear cousin.
    As sad as we are to hear about George’s passing, we are comforted in knowing George has joined the beloved family that have gone before. You are in our prayers. Love always, Rita & Nessib

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