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HUBBARD – There will be services at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at the Stewart-Kyle Funeral Home for George E. Summers, 82, who passed away Friday afternoon, March 8, 2013, at home.

George was born Dec. 20, 1930, in Youngstown, a son of Alvin and Jane Dunmire Summers.

He was a carpenter for 47 years with Union Local 171 and Local 28 and later was the superintendent of Harding Park in Hubbard from 1993 to 2012.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, the 82nd Airborne, serving during the Korean War and was a member of the American Legion of Columbus.

George leaves his wife, the former Lydia P. Fye, whom he married Nov. 10, 1956; and his sons, George E. (Tina) Summers Jr. of Louisville, Ky., and Patrick W. (Patricia) Summers and Michael E. (Debra) Summers, both of Hubbard; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

He also leaves his sisters, Helen Balestra of Austintown, Ida “Bonnie” Barber of Wheatland, Pa., Bernice Fizet of Fowler, Gail Johnson of Austintown, and June Summers of Florida; and his brother, Paul Summers of Florida.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Betty Summers; his brothers, Charles Summers and Glenn Summers; and two stillborn siblings.

There will be calling hours Monday, March 11, 2013, from 5 to 8 p.m. and Tuesday, March 12, 2013, one hour prior to the service from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Stewart-Kyle Funeral Home.

George will be laid to rest at the Hubbard Union Cemetery with full military honors provided by Trumbull County American Legion Honor Guard.

A special “thank you” to Dr. Howard Slemons for the care given to George.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Harding Park, P.O. Box 177, Hubbard, OH 44425.

Family and friends are invited to visit the funeral home’s website at to share memories and condolences.

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