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“I'm just learning of your passing,my love and prayers go out to your entire family. Rest in peace good man. ”
1 of 33 | Posted by: Caren Boxwell - Sturtevant, WI

“I remember him from Oakdale School. He would substitute in our class sometimes. To his family, Sorry for your loss! ”
2 of 33 | Posted by: Art Prusener - Franksville, WI

“George always shared a cup of coffee with me when he was at Sunrise. He always taught me a lesson. He will always hold a special place in my heart. ”
3 of 33 | Posted by: Adrian Williams RN

“George visited Oakdale often, always with a box of chocolates, energy and a positive mental attitude. Many a day his joy for life energy and...Read More »
4 of 33 | Posted by: Margot Gillin - Richmond, IL

“My thoughts and prayers go out to your family. Cherish the many happy memories you have to remember George with. ”
5 of 33 | Posted by: Glenn Beausoleil - Lake Bluff, IL

6 of 33 | Posted by: Bud, Sandy & Marie Missureli - AZ

“There aren't many teachers I remember. But you, Mr. Samuelian were one of them. I was in your 6th grade class in 1969 at North School. You were a...Read More »
7 of 33 | Posted by: Cindy Barker (Bird) - Waukegan, IL

“My prayers and sympathy to Sam, Jason and the Samuelian family. ”
8 of 33 | Posted by: Paul Minneti - Racine, WI

“God bless the family. I'm so sorry for your lost. George Samuelian was my principal at North School =4th thru 6th grade. I had just came from Belize...Read More »
9 of 33 | Posted by: Marielou Esquivel-Avila - IL

“I cherish the privilege of knowing Mr. Samuelian, mainly student teaching at North, substituting at Whittier and chatting about WIU, our shared Alma...Read More »
10 of 33 | Posted by: Laurie Rickerd - Gurnee, IL

“Mr. Samuelian was my first male teacher for 5th grade at Oakdale. I remember him as being very patient and kind. I became a teacher and subbed for...Read More »
11 of 33 | Posted by: Mary Hickey(Deilke) - Chassell, MI

“To the Samuelian family, you have our deepest sympathy ”
12 of 33 | Posted by: A friend

“George, John, Edward,It was an honor to teach with your Dad. I have often said that North School was a magic place. It wasn't until I left that I...Read More »
13 of 33 | Posted by: Ken Ray - Loudon, TN

14 of 33 | Posted by: Calvin and Luerie Simon - IL

“An awesome man who really cared about waukegan ,we will miss you George! ”
15 of 33 | Posted by: Dannie and Kelly McDonald - IL

16 of 33 | Posted by: Calvin and Luerie Simon - IL

“George, you and your beautiful wife, Vivian will be always in my heart. I will never forget you. I worked for you at North School, for many years....Read More »
17 of 33 | Posted by: Rosalinda Kliora - Schaumburg, IL

“My deepest condolences to the family! Mr. Samuelian was a great man! He was my princeple in elementry school. He helped us all the time and would...Read More »
18 of 33 | Posted by: Tameka Craigen - Saint Paul, MN

“Until his final days, he just wanted to help Waukegan. What an extraordinary man! He will be missed and remembered by so many. Peace to the Samuelian...Read More »
19 of 33 | Posted by: Linda

“I had the utmost privilege of working for Mr. Samuelian during two school years back in the eighties.Mr. Samuelian was the ultimate professional and...Read More »
20 of 33 | Posted by: Jim Kliora - Streamwood, IL

“My sincere condolences on the passing of Mr. Samuelian. Mr. Samuelian and his family are in our prayers. ”
21 of 33 | Posted by: Robert Pooler - La Grange, IL

“George,My condolences to you and your family on the passing of your father. While I didn't know your father, it certainly looks like he lived a full...Read More »
22 of 33 | Posted by: A friend

“George was our principal at North School. Once I became a teacher, he would drop in to say hello to my class at Lyon Magnet. He was always...Read More »
23 of 33 | Posted by: A friend

“He was my 5th grade teacher at Oakdale School . One of the BEST I ever had had . RIP Mr Samuelian ”
24 of 33 | Posted by: JIM HOTTON - Glendale, AZ

“Until his final days, he just wanted to help Waukegan. What an extraordinary man! He will be missed and remembered by so many. Peace to the Samuelian...Read More »
25 of 33 | Posted by: Linda

“My Most Sincere Condolences On The Passing Of Mr. Samuelian. May God Provide Comfort & Strength To You All. God Bless You All.Junior Vasquez ”
26 of 33 | Posted by: Esequiel Vasquez Jr - Deltona, FL

“He was my 5th grade teacher at Oakdale Grade school in 1963. My sincere condolences to his family and friends. RIP ”
27 of 33 | Posted by: Carolyn (Spaulding) Curry - OH

“He was a wonderful principle and a good person, he made a difference in people's lives. So happy he got to see his Cubs win the World Series. My...Read More »
28 of 33 | Posted by: Kathy (Palo) Irvine - FL

“Mr Samuelian was my 5th grade teacher at Oakdale Grade School. Thank you for being such a great teacher. My condolences to his family and friends....Read More »
29 of 33 | Posted by: Cecile Marquardt - Gurnee, IL

“Mr. Samuelian was a great principal who cared greatly for the students. He leaves behind a legacy as a caring educator and as a loving family man....Read More »
30 of 33 | Posted by: Quanita Rice - Louisville, KY

“The Samuelian family has been a part of my life since 1st grade, 1967 and both Mr. and Mrs. Samuelian were a very influential part young life from...Read More »
31 of 33 | Posted by: Dean Santopoalo - Chicago, IL

“My prayers go out to the family. George Samuelian was a good man. He will truly be missed, and always loved. ”
32 of 33 | Posted by: Tonishia Smith (daughter of Pat Smith) - IN

“May the peace of God sustain you all through this time of Sorrow. You are all in my prayers. ”
33 of 33 | Posted by: Pat Smith - IL

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George was born on January 1, 1932 and passed away on Friday, June 30, 2017.

George was a resident of Waukegan, Illinois at the time of passing.

He started his education at Andrew Cooke Grade School from Kindergarten through 8th grade and graduated from Waukegan Township High School in January of 1949.

He proudly served in the United States Navy from 1951-1955 and was deployed during the Korean Conflict.

Funeral services will be 10:00 AM on Thursday, July 6, 2017 at St. George Armenian Apostolic Church 1015 N. McAree Rd. Waukegan. Interment will be at Ascension Cemetery in Libertyville. Visitation will be from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at PETERSON & PATCH FUNERAL HOME 408 N. Sheridan Rd. Waukegan and from 9:00 AM to time of service at the church on Thursday.

In lieu of flowers a donation in his name may be made to St. George Armenian Apostolic Church 1015 N. McAree Rd. Waukegan, Illinois 60085.