George McGee Jr., 73, Westinghouse supervisor

March 03, 2003

George McGee Jr., a retired Westinghouse supervisor, died of coronary disease Feb. 23 at Howard County General Hospital. The Catonsville resident was 73.

He retired in 1993 from Westinghouse Electric Corp., where he had worked since 1961, serving in management and supervisory capacities in the field engineering services division. He worked at Westinghouse operations in Annapolis, Baltimore and Hunt Valley and also spent time in Tehran, Iran.

Born in Wilmington, Del., he earned a degree in biology from the University of Delaware and a master's from the Johns Hopkins University. He was a member of the Phi Kappa Tau fraternity.

A veteran of the Korean War, he served in the Army from 1951 to 1959. He received the Korean Service Medal with three campaign devices and the Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation. He achieved the rank of captain and later was stationed in Japan.

Mr. McGee was a member of the Rolling Road Country Club, the Westinghouse Veterans Association, the Scabbard and Blade Society, the Marine Technology Society and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

Services were held Thursday.

Survivors include his wife of 48 years, the former Mena Rose Bonet; four sons, Richard Joseph McGee of Catonsville, George McGee III of Mount Airy, Edward James McGee of Gaithersburg and William Robert McGee of Catonsville; and a daughter, Carolyn Jane McGee of Hampstead.

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