George Yocum

Obituary of George M. Yocum

YOCUM George M, III Of Linwood, NJ, age 89, passed away on November 18, 2021, surrounded by his family. George was born on May 27, 1932 in Philadelphia. He was a proud graduate of LaSalle College High School and received his BA and MBA from Drexel University. George is survived by his wife of 66 years, Arlene (Wosnack), his three children and their spouses, Arlene (Rich), George (Mellinda) and Chuck (Kelley), and his sister and brother-in-law Anna Katherine and Don Gangemi. He was ”Big George” to his 5 grandchildren-Zachary, Samantha, Will, Gabby and Charlie. Following a professional career in pharmaceuticals with Abbott Labs and Boehringer Ingleheim, George and Arlene owned Perfetti’s Gourmet and Wine Shop in Ventnor, NJ. He will be remembered for his love of travel, golf, the Philadelphia Eagles and his sense of humor. Services and a Celebration of Life Ceremony will be announced at a later date. memorial contributions in his memory may be made to LaSalle College High School, 8605 Cheltenham Ave Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania 19038. For condolences to the family, visit
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