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George J. Barnum

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“My sincerest condolences to the Barnum Family for the loss of your loved one, George, "Reds", and pray you find comfort in Psalms 91:2. ”
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George passed away on Wednesday, August 28, 2019.

George was a resident of Aston, Pennsylvania at the time of passing.

Reds was a graduate of St. James High School, class of 1946, and was employed by Scott Paper Co. for 37 years before retiring in 1991.

He served in the US Army during the Korean War where he earned the Korean Service Medal and United Nations Service Medal.

He was the loving husband of Margaret T. "Mag" Smith Barnum, his wife of 66 years; devoted father of Anne Dougherty (Edward) and Maureen O'Malley (Kevin); brother of Joseph Barnum, Margaret Barbetta and Edward Barnum; grandfather of Sean Dougherty (Katie), Bridget Diveley (Ryan) and Moira O'Malley; also, survived by three great grandchildren. Funeral Mass: 10:00 AM Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at the Church of St. Joseph, 3255 Concord Road, Aston, PA 19014, where relatives and friends may call from 8:45-9:45 AM. Burial: SS. Peter and Paul Cemetery Memorial gifts may be made to the St. James Alumni Association, c/o The Doghouse, 1499 E. 9th St., Eddystone, PA 19022 Tuesday, September 03, 2019 8:45 AM - 9:45 AM Church of St. Joseph 3255 Concord Road Aston, PA 19014 Tuesday, September 03, 2019 10:00 AM Church of St. Joseph 3255 Concord Road Aston, PA 19014 Video: Image: Candle 1 Candle 2 Candle 3 Candle 4 Confirm.