George John SevichMarch 22, 1938 ~ September 1, 2017 (age 79)
SEVICH, George John – George John Sevich, a resident of Marlborough, CT for 40 years, and most recently of RiverWoods at Exeter in Exeter, NH for eight years, died on September 1, 2017 following a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease. He was born on March 22, 1938 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, son of the late George and Margaret Sevich. He was the devoted and loving husband of Madeline Sevich for 40 years, who predeceased him in 2009. He was a graduate of Rutgers and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He retired from Pratt & Whitney in 1997 after 37 years, and he also served as Vice President of Engineering for International Aero Engines. George was a flying and sailing enthusiast. He owned and flew a Stinson airplane in the 1960s. As a sailor, he owned sailboats and sailed with his family for 13 years. He also loved to ski. He was a member of the Congregational Church of Marlborough for more than 35 years. He is survived by his daughter, Karen Sevich Myers; his son, Jeff Sevich and his wife Nancy; and his sister Arlene Sevich Swarer and her children Jessica and her husband Steve, and Bubba. He was the adoring grandfather of Jake and Dessa Myers. Funeral service will be Saturday, September 9 at 1:00 pm, at the Congregational Church of Marlborough. Burial will follow at the Marlborough Century Cemetery. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Michael J. Fox Parkinson’s Foundation. To leave online condolences please visit www.spencerfuneralhomeinc.com.