February 15, 1941 - February 28, 2019
Geoffrey James McEwan passed away Thursday evening, the 28th of
February 2019. He was born in Wallsend, England to Mary Edna and James
McEwan on the 15th of February 1941. He was preceded in death by his
beloved wife Elaine and his parents.
He is survived by his daughters, Claire McEwan, daughter Andrea Hicks
and her husband, Lonnie. He also leaves his grandson, Samuel McEwan.
He had a fifty-year career as an Electrical Engineer after first
serving his apprenticeship with Parsons & Sons in England and ending
his career at Toshiba International in Houston, TX.
An avid sports fan and participant, he played English football and
cricket; also, golf, soccer and softball. Later in life he coached,
refereed and umpired various sports. He enjoyed watching Newcastle
United and The Ohio State University football teams.
Geoff was well travelled enjoying frequent trips to visit family and
friends in the Wallsend area of England. He never lost his love for
homeland or his distinctive brogue.
As he moved to various job assignments in his adopted country, he made
many friends and he and his family maintained those friendships no
matter the distance.
Funeral: a funeral Mass was held on Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 10 a.m. in Porter, TX at St. Martha Catholic Church (4301 Woodridge Parkway, Porter, TX 77365)
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