Herbert Donahue George, age 81, of Aldie, VA, formerly of New York City, NY departed his loving family on Saturday, October 30, 2021, at his residence in Aldie, VA.
Herbert was born on November 3, 1939 in New York City, NY to the late Herbert Auguste and Endricata George.
Herbert obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology/Psychology from the College of New Rochelle and his Masters of Arts degree in Human Resources and Manpower Development from the New School for Social Research, Graduate School of Management and Urban Professions.
For over 20 years, Herbert had a very successful career at The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey. He was an Adjunct Professor at the College of New Rochelle, Co-op City Campus for 20 years. Herbert was ordained as Deacon at First Baptist Church, Bay Shore, NY in 1991. He also served as Church Secretary at Heritage Fellowship Church, Reston, VA, from 2003-2005, where he was a member for 25 years.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by nephew, Jonathan George and son, Michael A. George, Sr.
He leaves to cherish his legacy, his devoted wife, Clara Jane George; son, Kenneth George; grandsons, Michael George, Jr. and Jalen George; granddaughters, DeNaesia George and Lindsey George; brother, Leslie Anthony George (Sheila); sister, Esther Veronica George; stepdaughter, Sharon May (Larry); stepson, Norman Bryant; step-grandsons, Reginald May and Justin May; step-great-grand-daughter, Hamonie May, and a host of nephews, nieces and cousins.
Viewing and visitation will be held Thursday, November 11, 2021, 5:00 p.m. at J. Foster Phillips Funeral Home, 179-24 Linden Blvd, Jamaica, NY 11434.
Funeral services will be held Friday, November 12, 2021, 11:00 a.m. at Calvary Baptist Church, 111-10 Guy R. Brewer Blvd., Jamaica, NY.
Interment immediately following service - Pinelawn Memorial Park, Farmingdale, Long Island, NY.
Arrangements by: LYLES FUNERAL SERVICE, Serving Northern VA, Eric S. Lyles, Director, Lic. VA/MD/DC, 1-800-388-1913