William W. George, 78, of Marlborough

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William W. GeorgeMarlborough – William W. George, 78, of Marlborough died Wednesday January 19, 2022 at Marlborough Hospital. He was the husband of Blanca N. Silva for the past 33 years.

He was born in Oak Bluffs, MA the son of the late Carlisle G. and Esther G. (McClure) George and was a graduate of Needham High School Class of 1961. Bill also graduated from Franklin Institute in Boston where he received a Degree in Metal Fabrication.

He was a supervisor at Raytheon for 26 years before retiring in 1997. Bill was Pastor of The Faith in Christ Tabernacle Church in Marlborough.  He loved his family, friends and serving in the community. He enjoyed golfing, traveling, road trips, camping in his RV and summers at Martha’s Vineyard. He adored his grandchildren.

Besides his wife Blanca, he leaves two sons, William G. George of Framingham and Charles F. George of Dover; a stepson Martin D. Lopez of Oakland, Michigan and stepdaughter Ramona Lopez of Marlborough; a brother Carl G. George of Marlborough; a cousin Dale McClure; grandchildren Andrew D. and Deven J. Lopez both of Marlborough; Christopher and William George both of Framingham; Josiah, Joselin and Josian “Alex”.  He was affectionately known as “Gumps”.

Calling hours will be on Monday, January 24 from 6-8pm in the Collins Funeral Home, 378 Lincoln Street, Marlborough.  A funeral service will be held Tuesday January 25 at 10:00 AM in the Collins Funeral Home. Private burial will be held at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Oak Bluffs.

All are invited to sign Bill’s online guestbook at www.collinsfuneral.com.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Collins Funeral Home, 378 Lincoln Street, Marlborough.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his memory to American Diabetes Association or Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (www.JDRF.org).