PENN YAN - George "Georgie Porgie" D. Nielsen, 89, of 349 Beattie Point, passed away Saturday (February 23, 2013).
Calling hours will be held on Tuesday (February 26) from 3 to 7 p.m. and funeral services will be held on Wednesday (February 27) at 11 a.m., all at the Weldon Funeral Home.
George was born December 23, 1925 the son of Jul and Agnes Thomsen Nielsen. He loved his music and was an avid guitar player, he hosted a radio show on WGVA with Lonesome Larry and was a lifelong farmer.
George is survived by one son, Lonnie G. (Debbie) Nielsen of Penn Yan; two daughters, Kelly (Charlie) Green of Manchester and Sandra (Michael) LaCrosse of Michigan; three granddaughters, Morgan L. and Shawna L. Nielsen and Natalie E. LaCrosse; two sisters, Doris (Clem) Nielsen and Edith (Blondie) Snyder, both of Penn Yan; and companion, Marilyn Phillips of Penn Yan.
George was predeceased by a daughter, Charlene Nielsen; his parents, Jul and Agnes Nielsen; brothers, Elmer and Edmund; and sisters, Marion and Betty.
Friends may sign the guest book at WeldonFuneralHome.com