1923 - 2021
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Mr. George J. Sorbello, 98, a resident of Chelmsford, MA died Tuesday evening, August 17, 2021.
He was a loving husband for over 71 years to the late Mrs. Josephine S. (Sgroi) Sorbello who died December 31, 2020.
George was the son of the late Antonio and Josephine (Raite) Sorbello. George was a graduate of Canastota High School with the class of 1941, where he was also the High School Boxing Champion.
He served with the U.S. Army Air Corps aboard a B25 as a radioman during WWII completing over 51 missions in the European Theater. Following the end of the war George was employed as a civilian worker as a Logistics Specialist on many posts including Griffiss AFB in Rome, NY; Tinker AFB in Oklahoma City, OK and Hanscom AFB in Bedford, MA. Following his career as an Air Force Civilian he worked at Analytical Systems Engineering Corporation in Burlington, MA supporting various Air Force Electronics systems until he retired in 1992. In his retirement George was a licensed Real Estate Broker.
He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Chelmsford Elks, Greater Boston Chapter Society of Logistics Engineers, NARFE.
He was a communicant of St. Mary Church in Chelmsford, MA.
George is survived by two daughters Pat and her husband, Richard Franklin of Orlando, FL, and Judy and her husband, Steve Zabierek of Chelmsford, MA, three grandchildren, Alyssa Franklin, Chad and his wife, Jaisa Franklin, Mark and his wife, Lauren Zabierek, and four great grandchildren, Caroline and Katherine Franklin and Lincoln and Zara Zabierek.
He was the grandfather of the late Lance Cpl. Andrew Zabierek, USMC of Chelmsford who was killed in Iraq in May 2004. George was a brother to 8 siblings who predeceased him.
A private burial was arranged by DOLAN FUNERAL HOME at Pine Ridge Cemetery in Chelmsford. Memorials may be made in his name to the Andrew J. Zabierek Foundation, C/O Enterprise Bank, 185 Littleton Rd., Chelmsford, MA 01824. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at www.dolanfuneralhome.com