Obituary for Georgene Betty Gale Pekar (Bauchman)
Georgene Betty Gale (Bauchman) Pekar, 75, of Meriden, passed away on March 12, 2017 after a brief illness surrounded by her family. Georgene was born December 28, 1941 and lived her whole life in Meriden. She was in the first graduating class of Platt High School in 1959, and was active at Emmanual Lutheran Church and with the Girl Scouts.
A loving and devoted mother and grandmother, she leaves behind her husband of nearly 50 years, Mark Pekar Sr.; her children: Mark Pekar Jr. and his wife Kristine (Ecker) Pekar of East Hampton, and Tina Renkel of Vero Beach, Florida; and four grandchildren: Ian, Emily, and Amanda Renkel of Vero Beach, Florida and Grace Pekar of East Hampton. She is predeceased by her father, George Bauchman; her mother, Virginia (Behm) Bauchman; her brother, Bruce Bauchman; and her nephew, Nathan Bauchman.
Relatives and friends may call at the John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home, 88 East Main Street, Meriden on Friday, March 17, 2017 from 4 to 7 pm. The funeral and internment will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the Meriden Humane Society, 311 Murdock Avenue, Meriden, CT 06450