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🇺🇸 George B. “Sippy” Kilmer Jr., 90 – Mail Carrier, Hunter, and Golfer

George B. “Sippy” Kilmer, Jr., 90, of Auburn, passed away Wednesday, January 22, at his residence.

Born in Auburn, on March 25, 1929, a son of the late Arvella Mae (Dewald) and George B. Kilmer.

He was the husband of Elaine (Brommer) Kilmer. The couple celebrated 67 years of marriage in May of 2019.

He was a member of St. John’s Church, Auburn.

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He served in the U.S. Army.

He was a graduate of Auburn High School and retired from the Orwigsburg Post Office as a rural mail carrier.

George was an avid hunter and golfer. He enjoyed spending time with his family, and enjoyed attending all of his grandsons sporting events.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by daughters Leigh Ann Witmier wife of Brian and Lori Chuba wife of Stephen; son David Kilmer husband of Barbara, all of Auburn; grandchildren Jonathan Kilmer husband of Amanda, Matthew Chuba and companion Stephanie Lehman, Bryn Witmier husband of Jessica and Benjamin Kilmer husband of Janelle; great grandchildren Kyle, Andrew, Noah, Evan, Nolan and Charlotte; brother Bruce Kilmer husband of Beverly, Phoenixville.

A Celebration of Life Funeral Service will be held at Geschwindt-Stabingas Funeral Home, Inc. , Schuylkill Haven, at 10:30 am on Monday, January 27th, with Pastor Walter Breiner officiating.

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A viewing for family and friends will be held Monday 9:30 am until the time of the service Monday at the funeral home.

Family request donations to St. John’s Lutheran Church Box 103, Auburn, PA 17922 or Compassus Hospice 1001 James Dr, Lessport PA 19533 or Auburn Game and Fish Association, PO Box 72 Auburn PA 17922.

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