George Lindner, Jr.
January 18, 2021 - July 16, 2012
Age 86, of Ross Twp., passed peacefully into eternal rest on July 16, 2012. Preceded in death by his beloved wife, Betty Fleckenstein Lindner (1998); his parents, George and Gunda Lindner; his “second parents” Paul and Marie Fleckenstein; and his sister Anne Jackson. Survived by the pride and joy of his life, his devoted daughters, Janet and Geralyn (John) Catanese; a sister, Margaret Fost; nieces and nephews. George was a WWII veteran of the Marine Corps and received the Purple Heart for injuries he sustained on Iwo Jima. A life member of the Marine Corps League Three Rivers Leatherneck Detachment 310 where he served as Chaplain, Historian and former Newsletter Editor. Also a member of West View VFW Post 2754, United States Marine Veterans, Inc., 5th Marine Division Association, Iwo Jima Survivors Association, Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter 455, Teutonia Mannerchor, the St. Peregrine’s Prayer group at St. Catherine’s, and a 60 year member of St. Teresa Avila Parish. A member of the Pittsburgh Typographical Union, George retired from Herbick and Held Printing Co. in 1988. George leaves a legacy of love and laughter to all who knew him. His kindness, captivating smile, sense of humor, generous spirit and life long love of learning will be fondly remembered by all who knew him. George left a trail of smiles wherever he went and was an inspiration to all as he valiantly dealt with cancer over the past several months. Family and friends will be received Wednesday and Thursday 2-4 and 6-8 at T. B. DEVLIN FUNERAL HOME, 806 Perry Hwy., North Hills. Mass of Christian Burial on Friday at 10:00 a.m. at St. Teresa of Avila Church, Perrysville. A special thanks to all who cared for and supported George during his final journey. Donations may be made in George’s name to St. Teresa of Avila Church.