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October 16, 2013

George A. Herman, 74


Lawrence — George Arthur Herman, 74, passed away on October 12, 2013, surrounded by his family. George was born on July 14, 1939, in Boxford, Mass., and was the son of the late Bernard and Hazel (Fuller) Herman-Morrison. George attended schools in Boxford and Andover, Mass. He worked as an arborist for over 20 years at Valley Tree Service of Groveland, Mass. He later moved on to Avco Systems Division in Wilmington, Mass., and later retired as a facility maintenance technician from Presidential Gardens of Bradford, Mass. George’s favorite hobby was fishing with his sons and grandsons, along with trips to Las Vegas, or Foxwoods with his wife, Lorraine. George’s life was centered around his loving family and watching the Red Sox! He was a handy man, who had the knack to be able to fix anything. He also enjoyed playing cards and working on cars.

George is survived by the love of his life, and wife of 53 years, Lorraine E. (Poore) Herman; and his five children; 14 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren: his son, George and wife, Donna, of Derry, N.H., their six children, Scott, Christopher, Patrick, Matthew, George, Adam and his girlfriend, Sheena, and her two kids, Dezirae and Zakary, and Dyana and her husband, Oscar Figueroa and their two children, Christian and Noah; his son, David and wife, Sandrah of Pepperell, Mass., and their two children, Devin and Caitlyne; son, Michael of Lawrence, Mass.; and his daughter, Amber of Nashua, N.H.; daughter, Lori and her husband, Paul Smith of Chester, N.H., and their three children, Ryan, Tyler, Kayla and her son, Evan; his son, Timothy of Lawrence, Mass., and his two sons, Andrew and Nicholas of Lincoln, N.H.; sisters, Sylvia Lancaster of Barton, Vt., and the late Sally Gill of Peabody, Mass. He also leaves many nieces and nephews; and his relatives in the Vermont area.

ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are invited to attend calling hours on Thursday, October 17, from 4 to 8 p.m., at the Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home, 233 Lawrence Street, Methuen. Memorial contributions in George’s honor may be made to the American Lung Association of Massachusetts, Inc., 5 Mountain Road, Burlington, MA 01803. Condolences may be made at www.pollardfuneralhome.com. The Pollard Funeral Home is honored to be assisting the Herman family with arrangements.