George A. Corwine went to the Lord on January 28, 2017, at the age of 89. The only son of Amos
Raymond Corwine and Anna Iten Corwine, he was born in Linton, Minnesota on September 13, 1927, but
lived his childhood in Fargo, North Dakota.
George attended Catholic Elementary and High School and was very proud of the fact that he
graduated as a Chemical Engineer from Notre Dame University.
He was drafted while at Notre Dame and served in the Army in Korea near the war end and returned to
Notre Dame to finish his degree.
He worked for GE straight out of college in Marblehead, Massachusetts and Pittsburgh, PA and then
found his way to Gainesville, Florida to work for Sperry Rand Tube Division as Marketing Manager.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Amos and Anna Corwine, his father-in-law, John Farkas, his
mother-in-law, Betty Farkas and his brother-in-law, John J. Farkas. He is survived by his wife,
Betty Farkas Corwine, his sons, George J. Corwine, Thomas W. Corwine, daughter-in-law, Andrea L.
Corwine, granddaughter, Alexandria (Alex) Corwine, and granddaughter-in-law, Samantha Williamson.
He loved playing golf with his buddies and watching football games with his wife, Betty,
especially, Notre Dame, Florida and the Green Bay Packers. He enjoyed volunteering at the library
and at Catholic Charities.
Services for George A. Corwine will be held at Holy Faith Catholic Church on Thursday, February, 2,
2017, at 9:30 am. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery following a luncheon at the church.