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George (Shots) M. Zumbach

April 8, 1930 - October 15, 2014

Burial Date October 15, 2014

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George M. (Shots) Zumbach, age 84, a lifelong resident of Taylor, died Wednesday evening under the care of Commonwealth Hospice of NEPA at Regional Hospital in Scranton. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Margaret “Peg” Zumbach, in 1996.
Born on April 8, 1930, son of the late Warner and Augusta Zumbach, he was a graduate of Taylor High School, Class of 1947. Before his retirement, he was employed at the Tobyhanna Army Depot. A Veteran of the U.S. Army, he was also a faithful member of the Heritage Baptist Church, South Abington Twp. He was a lifelong member and past officer in the Taylor Beneficial Society and was a member of the Taylor Hose Company.
Lovingly called “Bach” by his family who dearly loved him, he was always there for them, regardless of the circumstance. He thoroughly enjoyed sharing his gift of singing with countless audiences throughout the years. Both proud and devoted, he was a member of the St. David’s Day Male Choir and the Scranton Friendly City Barbershop Chorus. His family would like to express a special thanks to Dr. Anees Fogley for the years of special care he gave to both George and Peggy. In addition, they would also like to thank the doctors, nurses, and staff of Regional Hospital in Scranton for their exceptional care.
Surviving are two sons, David and wife Sheila of Bowling Green KY.; Glenn and wife Becky of Taylor; two grandsons Josh and wife Diana and Matt and fiancée Charissa; granddaughter, Sara; great-grandson Jackson and a new great-grandchild arriving soon; his precious friend Dotty Tyson; brother Carl and wife Helen; and a number of nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by a brother Warner Zumbach and a sister Eleanor Taylor.
Funeral Services are scheduled for Monday at 10:00AM in the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 517 North Main Street, Old Forge, to be conducted by Rev. Glenn Amos, Pastor of the Heritage Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Milwaukee Cemetery.
Relatives and friends may pay their respects on Sunday between 3-6:00PM at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in George’s name to Heritage Baptist Church, 415 Venard Rd, S. Abington Twp., PA, 18411; Pennsylvania Wounded Warriors, Inc., 1117 Country Club Road, Camp Hill, PA, 17011; or to the charity of his or her choice.