George  Shamu


George Shamu, 99, passed away peacefully on April 16, 2019, at his home in Escalon, Calif.
George was born on Jan. 16, 1920, in Sharon, to George and Christina Shamu. George has been a resident of Escalon for the past 14 years.
After high school, George enlisted in the U.S. Army, serving in World War II. His tour of duty took him through the Philippines and Japan. After his service, he settled in Los Angeles, Calif., with his wife, Mary, and raised his two children, George and Annette.
He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He had a generous heart, a loving spirit and a gentle nature that will be missed by everyone he touched in his life.
George leaves behind his children, Annette Wing of Escalon and George R. Shamu of Los Angeles; his grandchildren, Max Morgan, Olivia Morgan, West Morgan, Brendan Wing, Courtney Aravena and Cady Wing; along with three great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Mary Shamu.
Arrangements have been entrusted to DEEGAN FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1441 San Joaquin St., Escalon, Calif.
A graveside service is scheduled for 10 a.m. May 17, 2019, at St. John's Catholic Cemetery in Escalon.
Published on April 23, 2019
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