George F. Hausenbauer, 92, of Jamestown, formerly of Dunkirk, passed away Monday (Jan. 15, 2018) in UPMC Chautauqua WCA.
He was born Aug. 20, 1925, in Brooklyn, N.Y., the son of the late George A. and Frances Walsh Hausenbauer.
George was a graduate of Bishop Loughlin High School. He also graduated from Pratt Institute of Technology and University at Buffalo with a master’s degree in chemical engineering. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during World War II in the 75th Infantry from 1943-46, in the European Theatre.
He was previously employed by ALCO Products in Dunkirk, and prior to retirement was employed by Struthers Wells Corporation retiring in 1987.
George was a member of St. James Catholic Church and enjoyed photography, stamp collecting, was an avid chess player and jogger. He also enjoyed attending the Olympic Games having traveled to Seoul, Korea for the Summer Olympics.
Surviving are seven children: William Hausenbauer of Dunkirk, Christine Hausenbauer of Jamestown, Edmund Hausenbauer of Van Buren Bay, Joseph (Cathy) Alessi-Hausenbauer of Thousand Oaks, Calif., Teresa Hausenbauer of Santa Monica, Calif., Laura Vincent (Jim Peterson) of Jamestown, and Robert Hausenbauer of Los Angeles, Calif; five grand- children: Sarah Alessi- Hausenbauer, Daniel Alessi-Hausenbauer, Thomas Alessi-Hausenbauer, James Vincent and Tessa Vincent.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Agnes D. Geist Hausenbauer, whom he married Jan. 29, 1950, and who died March 26, 2009; two sons: Gregory Hausenbauer in 2011 and Leonard Hausenbauer in 2006; and a sister, Joan Hausenbauer.
A private graveside service will be held in Lake View Cemetery. The Rev. Darrell Duffy, pastor of St. James Catholic Church will officiate. Visitation will not be observed.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be donated to the Douglas Vincent Scholarship Fund,
Online condolences to the friends and family of Mr. Hausenbauer may be left at Falconer Funeral Home.