James Joseph George, 58, of Pittsburgh, PA, formerly of Weirton and Follansbee, WV, died Thursday February 25, 2010. Jimmy was born on July 30, 1951 in Steubenville, a son of the late Walter and Ethel Smerecansky George. He was also preceded in death by his son, Robert George in September 2009. Jim retired from Weirton Steel after 36 years of service. Prior to his retirement, Jim was working at the General Offices as an inside sales representative. One of his favorite pastimes was dining out with family and friends. An Eagle Scout, Jim was a member of the Restoration Church in Pittsburgh, Weirton Steel Male Chorus, and the Weirton Steel 25 Year Club. He is survived by his wife, Patricia Ann Tassey George of Pittsburgh, PA; a son, Brian M. George of Pittsburgh, PA; a daughter, Laurie Cortes and her husband, Antonio of Pittsburgh, PA; three grandchildren, Tyler George, Luca and Marcos Cortes. Private visitation and services will be held. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the American Lung Association PO Box 3980 Charleston, WV 25339

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  1. Patty, I was deeply saddened to here about Jim’s passing, we had many good times working together in the sales department and he was the kind of guy who was a friend to everyone he will be missed. My condolences to you and your family.

  2. Family of Jim George, Sorry to hear of jims passing. I worked with him at Weirton Steel and he was always the life of the party. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Sincerely, Jerry Hamill

  3. Patty, children, and grand-children. Jim was such a nice person. He loved his family, would do anything for his family. One of those people who was always trying to do the right thing. It is just so hard to imagine Jim being gone. He will truly be missed. I wish you and your family peace in the months to come.Jim is at peace now, and in a better place. No pain….and walking around with a smile on his face. As always, vickie cutone

  4. to jimmy’s family: jimmy joe was always so upbeat and kind every time i had the opportunity to meet up with him. he had a great sense of humor and was a really fun guy to talk to. i am so sorry for your loss; i am really saddened, and you are in my thoughts.

  5. Patty i was sorry to hear about Jimmy Joe as a teenager i got to know and love him he made a summer that was very scary being away from home fun and magical.I’m so glad you have kept up about you and him thru emails he will truly be missed. With all my love Cousin Terry and family

  6. Patty and Family, You will be in my prayers for many days to come. God bless you in your loss. God used you in my life when I first gave my life back to God to build me up and encourage me. Stay strong in the faith. Stay in the Scriptures for your comfort and encouragement. Your old friend, Joe

  7. We are very sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

  8. Patty – I am so sorry to hear of Jim’s passing. We worked together in inside sales. He was always such a kind and gentle man. My thoughts and prayers are with you and his family.

  9. Patty, We are so sad and shocked to hear of Jimmy Joes passing. He was alway a good friend ,ready to do anything he could to help. You and the family will be in our thoughts and prayers.

  10. My life is not meaningful without you and never will be.

    I wish you were here.

    I hope you can see the grandkids. They are getting so big.

    They still remember and miss you. You would be proud.

  11. This is a crazy world. I wish that I was there with you and the rest of the family. Sending my love to all.

  12. Went to my cousin Danny and Linda’s yesterday. I wish you could have been there. We road a 4 wheeler and his big pontoon boat on the river. You would’ve loved it. Hoping that you could see through my eyes and my heart. Love and Miss you Always

  13. This world is crazy. You wouldn’t like it here. I know that you’re in a MUCH better place. Can’t wait to see you again. Miss you!

  14. I am finally cleaning out the basement. So many memories. Almost unbearable. I wish that you were here. I don’t want to throw your things away. Love you.

  15. 11-7-16 Voting tomorrow. You wouldn’t believe all this crap. You were right about these corrupt democrats. Miss you!

  16. 1-12-17 Tyler had 2 cavities filled today. He is getting braces. He still remembers his pap. We miss you sooooo much.

  17. What a mess you left me with all these drugs. I know that you couldn’t help it but what a mess. I will always miss you.

  18. Tyler just got a full scholarship to one of the best Catholic schools in Pittsburgh. Next year he will be a freshman. I wish that you were here. Love you, 3-21-19

  19. I took Tyler to see your parents today in Paris. I told him how much they would have loved him. We miss you so much.

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