George H. Hudick, 84, of North Coventry, husband of Eleanore B. (Bechtel) Hudick, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 4th at Pottstown Memorial Medical Center.
Born in North Coventry, he was the son of the late Jacob and Clara Hudick.
George was a member of Zion’s United Church of Christ in Pottstown. He served in the Army Air Corps, European Theater during WWII and a member of the American Legion Post #113. George was the owner and founder of Norco Welding in Pottstown, was the Chester County Deputy Prothonotary and later became a welding instructor at Graterford Prison where he retired. He had a passion for auto racing as a driver and later the owner of the Norco Welding Racing Team which competed at local dirt tracks and Daytona International Speedway. He was a 50 year member of Stichter Masonic Lodge #254 F & AM, Pottstown, the Reading Consistory Scottish Rite Valley of Reading, the America Automobile Club of America, Rough and Tumble Engineers Historical Assoc., the Antique Truck Club of American, the PA Assoc. of School Retirees, and the Birdsboro Sportsmen’s Club. George was an avid hunter, fisherman, and outdoorsmen with a passion for antique car and truck shows and flea markets along the east coast.
Surviving with his wife of 58 years is his daughter Jill A. Hudick, wife of Karl M. and their daughter Kortne, and son George Van Hudick, husband of Angela L., and their children Kyle and Katie. Along with his parents, he is predeceased by his siblings Helen Hudick Tressler, John Hudick, Anna Hudick Heltsinger, Rudolph Hudick, and Stephen Hudick, Sr.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, Aug. 13, 11:00AM at Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., 711 N. Franklin Street, Pottstown with Rev. Peter Goguts officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Memorial Park, Pottstown. Visitation will be from 9:30AM to 10:45AM with Masonic Services to start at 10:45AM.
Memorial donations may be made in George’s name to: Zion’s UCC 209 Chestnut Street, Pottstown, Pa. 19464.