George A. Ash, 91 years of age, of Revere, passed away on Wednesday, May 16, 2018.
Born in Boston, George was a graduate of Boston Latin High School. During World War 2, he enlisted in the US Army A.S.T.R.P. (Army Specialized Training Reserve Program) and attended Amherst College and the University of Maine. Some of his friends there went to West Point and became US Army Surgeons. Later George served in the European Theater in WWII.
George was also a Mechanical Design Engineer, Lawyer, and College Professor. In addition, he was a Google and Youtube partner who created the Web Page “ashcad.com”. He wanted to be remembered primarily as an inventor. He holds several patents and worked on numerous military and medical projects, including: MX missile, B52 Flare Decoy, Atomic Submarine, etc; Blood Analyzing Machines, Heart Pacers, EKG Exercise recorder etc.
George was the dear and devoted son of the late Tony I. Ash and Alice I. Ash of Revere. He was the devoted husband of Loraine (Griffin) Ash of South Boston and father of their beloved late son George Gabriel Ash who earned a Presidential Scholarship and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Boston University’s College of Public Relations before his premature death at the age of twenty-five due to a recurring cancer. He was the brother to the late Atty. Gabriel I. Ash who served in the U.S. Army C.I.C as a Lt. Colonel during WWII and the Korean Wars. He was the brother of William A. Ash who served in China for the USMC as a Sergeant in the Marine Air Corps. George was also the brother of the late Sally Karem of Revere.
Family and friends will honor George’s life by gathering in the Church of St. John of Demascus, 300 West Street in DEDHAM on Saturday, May 19th from 10AM to 10:50AM followed by a Funeral Service at 11AM. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Hyde Park.
At the Family’s request please OMIT flowers. Donations may be made in George’s memory to the Church of St. John of Demascus, 300 West St. Dedham, MA 02026.