403 Forbidden


nginx
George Gollenberg

George Gollenberg

Monday, June 20th, 1932 Friday, September 6th, 2019

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of George Gollenberg, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family of George Gollenberg with a meaningful gesture of sympathy.

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question / comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Obituary

Obituary for George Edward Gollenberg

George E. Gollenberg, 87, of Newtown passed away peacefully on Friday, September 6th at the Lutheran Home in Southury. He was born in Bridgeport, the son of Albert Sr. and Marie (Schweitzer) Gollenberg.
He was predeceased by his wife Rosemarie (Blankmeister) Gollenberg whom he met in Sunday School , his brother Albert Jr. and sister Marie (Sis) Komm.
He is survived by his loving family; sons Gary Sr. (Linda) and Glenn (Donna) and daughter Gale. He is also survived by his grandchildren Brian (Audra), Gary Jr. (Elizabeth), Andrew (Danielle) and Lisa along with great grandchildren Grace, Ryan, Brooke, Owen, Taylor and Jake. He also leaves behind a large family of cousins, nieces and nephews.
George graduated from Zion Lutheran School, Central High School, Bullard Haven Technical School and Bridgeport Engineering Institute.
He was employed for 47 years at the Eaton Corporation as drafting manager working on the design of equipment for aircraft, missiles and nuclear Navy vessels.
He proudly served in the US Army during the Korean Conflict in the Transportation Corps.
He and his wife Rosemarie built their house in Newtown with the help of family and friends. They loved their flower and vegetable gardens.
He was a volunteer fireman for many years, was involved in scouting, held many positions on his church council and sang in the church choir. George and Rosemarie loved to travel vising relatives in Germany and made many other trips around the world. Other interests included hunting , fishing and clamming.
He and his wife were devout Lutherans as members of Zion (Bridgeport), Immanuel (Danbury) and founding members of Christ the King (Newtown). Funeral Services will be held at Christ the King Lutheran Church 85 Mt. Pleasant Rd, Newtown on Tuesday, September 10th at 11:00 a.m. Interment with military honors will follow at Newtown Village Cemetery. Calling Hours are Monday September 9th from 5pm – 8pm at Honan Funeral Home Main Street, Newtown. In lieu of flowers, George requested that donations be made to Christ the King Lutheran Church, 85 Mt Pleasant Rd., Newtown, CT

To send flowers to the family of George Edward Gollenberg, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.
Read Less

Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, September 9th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Honan Funeral Home
    58 Main Street
    NEWTOWN, CT
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Monday, September 9th, 2019
    5:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Service

    Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Christ the King Lutheran Church
    85 Mount Pleasant Road
    NEWTOWN, CT
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Tuesday, September 10th, 2019
    11:00am
    Officiant
    Rev. Rob Morris
  • Interment

    Newtown Village Cemetery
    Elm Drive at Hawley Road
    NEWTOWN, CT
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Subscribe to Updates

We encourage you to share any memorable photos or stories about George. All tributes placed on and purchased through this memorial website will remain on in perpetuity for generations.

Gestures of Sympathy

Tribute Wall

Private Condolence
Would you like to attach a photo to your condolence?
Marion, Susan, Debbie & Patti (the Wadleigh famil and The SLAM Collaborative have sent flowers to the family of George Edward Gollenberg.
Hand delivered by a local florist
Flowers
Marion, Susan, Debbie & Patti (the Wadleigh famil and The SLAM Collaborative have sent flowers to the family of George Edward Gollenberg.
Hand delivered by a local florist
MF

Marion, Susan, Debbie & Patti (the Wadleigh famil

Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Flower Image

Memorial Flowers Purchased

Marion, Susan, Debbie & Patti (the Wadleigh famil purchased the Peaceful White Lilies Basket for the family of George Gollenberg.
Comment | Posted at 11:21am via Floral Arrangements
TC

The SLAM Collaborative

With heartfelt condolences,
Flower Image

Memorial Flowers Purchased

The SLAM Collaborative purchased flowers for the family of George Gollenberg.
Comment | Posted at 10:41am via Floral Arrangements
CC

Cornie and Jed Costello

For dear George... He welcomed us to the neighborhood 45 Years ago. George...one of a kind... helpful and generous, full of good humor, Faith , Hope, laughter and Love... a great neighbor, a fine teacher, a Buddy, a Treasured Friend forever. We sure will miss him... we are blessed to have known him and his Family.
Comment | Posted at 05:04pm via Condolence
Loading...

Benefits to Ordering Flowers Through Heartfelt Sympathies

Send Beautiful Flower Arrangements

Ordering through us helps ensure your order will be placed through a local flower shop with whom the funeral home has a personal and trusting relationship. Through this service, a card with a picture of your selection will be included so you are able to leave a longer message of support to the family with your thoughtful gesture. Also included is a photo of your arrangement and message which will remain in perpetuity within this memorial website.

The Heartfelt Sympathies Difference:
  • Your flower arrangement will be hand-delivered by a local florist.
  • Choose to send to the service, funeral home, or family's home.
  • Your selected arrangement will be archived in this memorial tribute website in perpetuity.

Why light a candle?

This is why you should light a candle..

Honoring A Life: A Thoughtful Gesture with Global Benefits

Memorial Trees by Honoring A Life

When you choose to have a memorial tree planted for your loved one, you are doing more than simply putting a plant in the ground. You are making a long-term commitment to the environment, and implanting the memories of your loved one in our planet for countless years to come. A memorial tree is a unique tribute that provides global benefits like no other gift could.

What You Receive:
  • A memorial tree planted in the area of greatest need, according to the planting schedule of the American Forests Organization and the Canadian Institute of Forestry.
  • A memorial card to be sent to your home or a person of your choosing which demonstrates the gift you have given.
  • Your name and message listed in this online memorial, and on the honoringalife.org website. (See sample memorial)