George M. McCormick

George M. McCormick, 82, of State College, passed away Thursday, January 24, 2019.

Born July 8, 1936 in Scipio, NY, he was the son of the late George and Mary Lyons McCormick.  He was married to Joann Shaw McCormick on January 24, 1959.

 In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Timothy McCormick and his wife, Marla, and Bryan McCormick and his wife, Christy; a daughter, Kristine Vahey and her husband, Michael; six grandchildren, Kate, Molly, Kristen and Matthew McCormick, and Megan Vahey Ebert and Jonathan Vahey, and four great-grandchldren.

 He was a foods supervisor and vending manager at Penn State.  In retirement, he owned a lawn care business.  He was active in Knights of Columbus dinners and garage sales, and OLLI at Penn State.  George was always first to help when help was needed, even though handicapped with one good hand; a survivor of Polio.  He will be sorely missed. 


Visitation will be 2-5pm, Sunday, January 27, 2019 at Koch Funeral Home, 2401 S. Atherton St., State College.


Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30am, Monday, January 28, 2019 at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church, 820 Westerly Pkwy, State College, with Father Neil Dadey officiating.


Burial will be in Boalsburg Cemetery.


In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to The American Diabetes Association, and Doctors without Borders,


Arrangements are under the care of Koch Funeral Home, State College. Online condolences and signing of the guest book may be entered at