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George Mizeres Obituary

George J Mizeres
Mizeres, George J

April 23, 1922 - September 9, 2012
Born in Pittsburg, PA
Resided in North Canton, OH


George J. Mizeres, age 90, passed away on Sunday, September 9, 2012 in the Emeritus Assisted Living Facility. He was born in Pittsburgh, PA on April 23, 1922 to the late, Anastasia and James Mizeres (Mizerakis) and attended Canton McKinley High School. George resided in Canton most of his life and proudly served in the Untied States Army during WWII. He married his wife, Anna, on November 9, 1947 and they celebrated 62 years of marriage prior to her passing on August 8, 2010. He retired in 1985 from Republic Steel following 37 years of employment. George was an accomplished trumpet player and served in the Army Military Band. In 1947-48 he played trumpet in the Canton Symphony Orchestra and was also a member of the American Legion Band and the Thayer Military Band. He frequently played "Taps" on Memorial Day at the McKinley Monument. A devout member of the Greek Orthodox Faith, he volunteered numerous hours at the Holy Trinity Annual Greek Fest. George was honored as Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church "Man of the Year" in 1994. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Anna; and his brother, Dr. Nicholas Mizeres. George is survived by his children, Sandra (Ben) List, James (Gail) Mizeres and Nick Mizeres; grandsons, Scott (Talethia) Mizeres, Matthew and Ryan List; great grandchildren, Chase and Malia Mizeres; his brother, Peter (Arlene) Mizeres and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be Friday at 12pm in Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 4705 Fairhaven Ave. NW, Canton, OH 44709, with the Rev. Dr. Daniel Rogich officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Hill Cemetery. Calling hours will be Thursday from 5-8pm in the Reed Funeral Home North Canton Chapel, 801 Pittsburg Ave. NW, with a Trisagion Service at 5pm. The family wishes to express their gratitude to Fr. Daniel Rogich and their friends at Holy Trinity Church for their gifts and expressions of love for George and his family. A special thank you to the Emeritus Assisted Living Facility, the Crossroads Hospice Program and Mercy Medical Center. Should friends wish, donations may be made, in his name, to Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church or the Crossroads Hospice Program. Those wishing to send condolences or share a fond memory, may sign the Reed On-Line Guestbook at


Reed Funeral Home North Canton Chapel
801 Pittsburg Ave. N.W.
North Canton, OH US 44720
Thursday, September 13, 2012
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church
4705 Fairhaven Ave NW
Canton, OH 44709
Friday, September 14, 2012
12:00 PM
Forest Hill Cemetery
4414 Cleveland Ave. NW
Canton, OH US 44709
Friday, September 14, 2012




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