GEORGE EVERETT MANN, SR.
away on Friday, December 22, 2017 at the Melrose-Wakefield
Hospital. He was 68 years old.
George was born on June 10, 1949 in
Boston, Massachusetts. He was the youngest son of the late
Harold Edward Mann and Georgenna Owen Mann. He is the brother
of the late William Higth John Mann.
George grew up in Malden and
attended and graduated from the Malden Public Schools. After
graduation, he was employed as a welder by the Department of the
U.S. Navy. Upon the closing of the Boston Naval Yard, George
moved to Pennsylvania and continued his employment with the
Department of the Navy until his retirement. With extra time on
his hands, George attended culinary school, and soon thereafter
moved back to Malden and cared for his ailing father.
After returning to Malden,
George became a member of the Emmanuel Baptist Church where he
met and married the Reverend Sheryl Mann, and was ordained a
deacon. He went on to serve at Grace Tabernacle Church in
Malden, the church he helped his wife plant; and eventually
completed his service to the Lord at Holy Temple Church in
George wants everyone to know that
he loved the Lord with his whole heart, soul, mind and strength;
and that he knew this world was not his home, and therefore he
is satisfied to be resting in the arms of his Lord and Savior,
George leaves behind to celebrate
his life, his wife, Sheryl of Malden; his sons George Jr. (and
his wife Nikisha) of Pennsylvania, Gary (Malik) of Pennsylvania,
and his son Jeremiah of Malden; his grandchildren Daylen,
Dahkaree, and Nylah of Pennsylvania; and his goddaughters
Yethulsa, Shamady and Jenitha Fingfing of Reading,
Massachusetts. Also celebrating his life are relatives on both
his father’s and mother’s side of the family and a host of
friends and acquaintances.
A Memorial Service will be held in
the Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, 144 Salem St.,
Malden, on Friday, December 29, 2017 at 11AM. Relatives and
friends may call at the funeral home 2 hours prior from 9-11AM.
Interment in Forest Dale Cemetery, Malden at a later date.