George M. Burrier

SALEM – George M. Burrier, 75, of Salem passed away at Blossom Rehabilitation Center in Salem on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014.

George was born on June 27, 1938 in Salem, the son of the late Harold and Mabel (Whitcomb) Burrier.

He was a U.S. Army veteran and worked as a driver for ABF Freight System, White Star and Herron. He was a member of the Salem First United Methodist Church where he drove the church van for many people throughout the years, he was also a member of the Salem AMVET’s Post, a life member of the Salem VFW, and a Masonic Member. George enjoyed playing poker, driving stock car, showing horses and worked in the Maintenance Department of the Canfield Fair.

Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Annie (Reese) Burrier, whom he married on Nov. 22, 1957; a daughter, Susan M. (Joel D.) Smith; and a granddaughter, Megan R. Smith. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Beverly A. (Burrier) Hanes.

A Funeral Service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13. 2014 at Salem First United Methodist Church with Pastor P. Douglas George officiating.

Friends may call at Brown Funeral Home in Salem drom 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and the hour prior to the service from noon to 1 p.m. at the church. Military honors will be provided by the Salem Honor Guard.

Memorial contributions can be made in George’s honor to the Salem First United Methodist Church (Transportation Fund) 244 South Broadway, Salem, OH 44460 or the Greenford Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 14, Greenford, OH 44422. Friends and family may sign the guest register online at Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home, Salem, OH (330-337-6363).


(Paid obituary)