George Dennis Phelps

Born: Sun., Jul. 13, 1947
Died: Thu., Mar. 11, 2021


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George Dennis Phelps, 73, of Waterford, died on Thursday, March 11, 2021 at St. Vincent Hospital. He was born on July 13, 1947 in Corry, Pennsylvania to the late George J. and Betty J. (Janes) Phelps. George graduated Wattsburg High School in 1965 and was formerly employed by Carlise Engineer Products as a maintenance supervisor for several years. He enjoyed camping, fishing, and hunting. He was preceded in death by his second wife, Janet Bihler Phelps of McKean; brother, James Phelps; and sister, Blanche Heist. George is survived by his first wife, Mary Adams of McKean; children, Diane Phelps of Girard, Dennis Phelps (Michelle) of Fort Wayne, Ind., Denise Nuber (Jeff) of Old Signsville, Pa., and Dawn Bores (Jason) of Waterford; step-children, Lori Wilcox of Erie and Jason Winkowski of Erie; a brother-in-law, David Heist of Falls Creek, Pa.; and several grandchil- dren and great-grandchildren. Private funeral arrangements are being handled by the William D. Elkin Funeral Home, 65 South Lake Street, North East.

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Jon Love
   Posted Wed March 17, 2021
My sincerest condolences to the Phelps family and friends. I worked with Dennis from 1990 to 1997 at JCI/Carlisle in Erie. The first day I met him I must admit, as a new employee and working as manufacturing engineer, he was quite intimidating. Not sure he had a whole lot of use for me but eventually I must of earned some respect as I saw him smile more and more in my presence. He will be missed.

Kim Bernosky
   Posted Wed March 17, 2021
We are very sad to hear of the passing of Dennis. I will remember all the good times and the trying times when Janet was sick. A super person who would do anything for anyone. Our deepest sympathy to his family and friends

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