George Hathaway III, 80, died Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, in Venice, Fla., after a short illness.
He lived in Latham, N.Y., and graduated from Sienna College. George was employed with Huyck Felt Company for 30 years, and MTI before retiring. An accomplished corporate controller, he coordinated the integration of new company acquisitions, globally, requiring relocations to Europe and Australia during the height of his financial-management career.
George was a longtime resident of New York state, and served in leadership roles at Calvary United Methodist Church, before residing in Englewood, Fla., and becoming a member of Englewood United Methodist Church, where he served as a Stephen Minister. He also participated in several outreach programs, including Meals on Wheels, and preparing tax returns, through AARP, for local residents.
George is survived by his wife of 58 years, Diane; four children, George IV, Seth, Donna and Debra; and 11 grandchildren, Jennifer, George V, Charles and Anna May Hathaway, Abigail, Rebecca and Jacob Hathaway, Jason Deuel, and Heather, Eric and Sarah Howson.
Memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, at Englewood United Methodist Church.
Arrangements are by Lemon Bay Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Englewood.