George Boone

Obituary of George Boone

George H. Boone, 97, of Pottstown, PA passed away on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at Manor Care in Pottstown. He was the husband of Mary C. (Saylor) Boone with whom he shared 75 years of marriage.

Born in Pottstown, PA, he was the son of the late Roxana (Reinert) and Harvey Boone.

George worked at Neapco, Imperial Specialty, Flaggs, and Jacob’s aircraft. He enjoyed collecting coins and was a flagman for Sanatoga Speedway, Hatfield Speedway, and the Philadelphia Stadium. He served in the Army Air Corp during World War II as an airplane and engine mechanic.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his niece, nephew, grandnieces, and grandnephews.

A calling hour will take place on Friday, May 12, 2017 from 10-11 am at the Houck & Gofus Funeral Home, Inc., 955 N. Charlotte St. Pottstown, PA 19464. A Life Celebration will follow at 11 AM. Interment will take place after the service at Highland Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society at Online condolences may be made to the family at