George DeRue



Let the family know you care by sharing this tribute

Hilton: Unexpectedly, December 30, 2009, surrounded by his loving family, just 8 days before his 100th birthday. George is the founder and C.E.O. of Geo. DeRue Contractor, Inc. Predeceased by his wife of 67 years, Helen (Froelich) DeRue; brothers, Peter DeRue, Philip DeRue and John DeRue. He is survived by his children, Earl (Dolores) DeRue, Elaine DeRue, John (Linda) DeRue; 7 grandchildren, Cheryll (William) Irwin of Bakersfield, VT, Laura (John) Gardner of Lyons, NY, Douglas (Angela) DeRue, E. Michael G. DeRue, Debra (Michael) Haskins, Melanie (Thomas) Lavacca & Corey DeRue; 13 great-grandchildren; brother, Abram DeRue of Fairport, NY; many nieces and nephews. George’s family would like to extend a special thanks to Nancy Bovee of Angels in your home for her caring service. Friends may call Sunday, 1-4 P.M. at Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home, 1075 Long Pond Road. His Funeral Service will be held following visitation at 4 P.M. in the Funeral Home Chapel. Interment held at the convenience of family. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to ABVI-Gooodwill or to the American Heart Association in his memory.


  1. Dick & Jane Steffen on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    Earl, Dee & Elaine, Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers; hoping all your special memories will be a comfort to you at this time. God Bless you and all your family. Love, Dick & Jane

  2. tom lotta on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    earl, mike , doug and family, we want to extend our deepest sympathy to you and your family at this time.our thoughts are with you. tom,carol and chris lotta

  3. Tina Roethel Farden on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    George(& Helen) will be remembered and missed by many people they touched. They were both wonderful to me in my early adult years and I’m sure their kind hearts remained that way always. Caring thoughts are with family members at this time

  4. John Geisler on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    to the entire George Derue family, may I extend my sincerest sympathies over the passing of George…. You certainly have been blessed with having your Dad, father in law and grandfather all those wonderful years. I have fond memories of knowing George as a warm and gentile speaking man who loved life…. Remember the GOOD times, God Bless all…..John Geisler

Leave a Condolence