George R. Solomon, 85, of Williamsport, died Monday Jan. 27, 2014, at home. He was born in New Berlin, Pa., on Dec. 2. 1928, the son of LaVerne and Annie Peterson Solomon.
He was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church in New Berlin. He retired from Conrail after 42 years of service. He was a member of the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees.
He is survived by his wife, the former Maxine Grassmeyer Hill. His children survive him: Elizabeth Solomon, Arthur Solomon and Margo Solomon, all of Williamsport. He is survived by numerous grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and a brother, Ronald Solomon, of Cogan Station. His step-children also survive him: Sandra Vlahos, of Arden, N.C., Jacqueline Berry, of Albuquerque, N.M., John Hill, of Florida and Christine Phillips, of this city.
The funeral and burial will be held at the convenience of the family and in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Lycoming County S.P.C.A. 2805 Reach Road, Williamsport, PA 17701.