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George H. "Hambone" Hemmings

January 16, 1937 — September 1, 2019


George Hazen "Hambone" Hemmings, 82, of Donora, passed away on Sunday September 1, 2019 in Mon Valley Care Center. He was born on January 16, 1937 in Monongahela, the son of the late John W. and Mary (Herrington) Hemmings. Hambone was a 1955 graduate from Donora High School and had work for Frank Irey, Combustion Engineering, Liggett Spring and Axle, and J & L Steel. He was a member of Our Lady of the Valley Church in Donora. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his In-Laws Thomas and Julia Iaquinta, seven brothers John, T. David, Herbert, Don, Richard "Skip", Paul, and Robbie Lynn Hemmings, a sister Shirley May Seighman, and by his grandson and buddy Jacob Thomas Hudak. He is survived by his wife Maryrose (Iaquinta) Hemmings with whom he celebrated 60 years of marriage on March 10, 2019. He is also survived by his children, Cynthia (Dan) Lowden of Fallowfield Twp., John (Bridget) Hemmings of Donora, Diane (Geno Conn) Hemmings of Monessen, and George (Gina) Hemmings of Navarre, FL; seven grandchildren, Tara (Tim Wentzell) Lenhart, Julie (Alan Wheatley) Hudak, Erin (Don) Maxon, Ashley (Cory Lupori) Hemmings, Jesse (Lauren Riley) Hemmings, Natasha (Brett) Thompson, and Elizabeth (Bryan) Wilcox; two brothers, Howard Leroy "Lee" and Harold "Boots" Hemmings; five sisters, Peggy Pohts, Alice Ingram, Ruth MacDougall, Carol Lee, and Donna Pocky; great grandchildren Conner, Elliot, Finlee, Garret, Hazen Grace, Alexis, and Bella; and nieces and nephews by the dozens all across the country. Friends will be received in Dalfonso-Billick Funeral Home Inc. & Cremation Services, 441 Reed Ave. Monessen, on Tuesday from 2 to 4 pm and 6 to 9 pm. Services will be held on Wednesday at 10:00 am in the funeral home. Interment will follow in the Sacred Heart Cemetery, Carroll Twp. Condolences accepted for the family at

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Tuesday, September 3, 2019

6:00 - 9:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Dalfonso-Billick Funeral Home Inc.

441 Reed Avenue
Monessen, PA 15062

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Wednesday, September 4, 2019

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Dalfonso - Billick Funeral Home Inc.

441 Reed Avenue
Monessen, PA 15062

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