George S. Shaddy

george shaddy

October 24, 1932 ~ April 9, 2012

Resided in: Pueblo, CO

George S. Shaddy, 79, passed away April 9, 2012. Survived by his wife of 59 years, Rose Shaddy; children, Debra Lynch of Pueblo, David (Christie) Shaddy of Phoenix, Ariz. and Craig (Linda) Shaddy of Littleton; grandchildren, Aaron Lynch, Kaylee Shaddy, Matt Shaddy, Stephen Shaddy, Ryan Smith, Lynsi (Brad) Van Aller; great-grandchildren, Kayla Van Aller and Jaxson Van Aller; sister, Gloria Miller of Denver; sister-in-law, Martha Geonetta of Pueblo; and brother-in-law, Richard (Lynn) Busia of San Pedro, Calif.; numerous wonderful nieces, nephews and special friends. Preceded in death by his parents, Krangy and Margaret Shaddy; in-laws, John and Rose Busia; brother, K.J. Shaddy; and brother-in-laws, Robert (Bobby) Busia, John (Margaret) Snarich, and Jack Miller. George was born Oct. 24, 1932, in Aguilar, Colo. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. George and Rose were married Oct. 25, 1952, at St. Francis Xavier Church in Pueblo. He worked 20 years for MetLife and ten years for CF&I. He enjoyed his family, working in the yard, homemade wine and CU football tailgates with very special friends. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial Mass, 1 p.m. Saturday, April 14, 2012, at Shrine of St. Therese, 300 Goodnight Ave., with Msgr. Edward Nunez as celebrant. Military honors by Pueblo Veterans' Ritual Team. In lieu of food and flowers, memorials may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice or Shrine of St. Therese through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, CO 81003. Online condolences,

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  1. Dear Dave, Christie & Shaddy family, I’m so sorry to hear about the loss of your Father. Your Father had a great impact on a lot of us Pueblo athletes. I’ll never forget our times at Runyon Field. I knew I would always see your Dad there cheering and supporting all of us ballplayers! May God bless you and your family always…

  2. Dear Shaddy Family,
    So sorry to hear about your loss. What a tremendous legacy he has left his children and grandchildren. May the Lord comfort you and bless you during this difficult time. I can only imagine how proud each of you made him. God bless,
    Rick Ramirez

  3. Craig and the Shaddy Family, Sorry for your loss, from the DeMartine Family.Our prayers are with you all on this day. George will be missed by us all. God Bless the Shaddy Family.

  4. Dear Shaddy Family,
    Everything changes in life when you lose someone so close to you. As I remember growing up in our neighborhood many years ago your Dad would always and I mean always give me the wave or the head nod, yelling across the street just to say hi and ask how I was doing! Great memories growing up on Stanford Ave. Cherish the memories of your father with your family, this seems to make the pain and hurt a little more tolerable. Our neighborhood is dwindling but we will always have the memories!
    Mark Uhernik

  5. Debbie and family I am so sorry for your lose. I remember alot of good times at you house.Your mom and dad were the greatest.I know you will miss him very much but know he is no longer in pain.My love to you your brothers and to you Rose.

  6. Debbie and family I am so sorry for your lose. I remember alot of good times at you house.Your mom and dad were the greatest.I know you will miss him very much but know he is no longer in pain.My love to you your brothers and to you Rose.

  7. What a loss-George was one of the most friendly men a person had the pleasure and opportunity to know. He will be missed. There will be an empty seat where he sat outside with his buddies during the summer months. Our love and sympathy to Rose and family. Love from

  8. I want you to know I am thinking of you and will pray for God’s comfort as you miss your loved one. How great our God is that gives us peace in the knowlege that as followers of His, death is not goodbye; .”it’s a “see you later.” I Thessalonians 4:13-18 In His Love, Kim

  9. We are very sorry to see George go but he will never be forgotten. He always treated us like we were one of his own giving us advice and encouragement. We knew George as a honorable and caring man who always showed great pride and love for his family. Our hearts, love and prayers go out to Rose and all of the family. Duane & Barb

  10. Dear Rose, Debbie, David, Craig and Family,
    We are so sorry to hear about the loss of your loved one. May you be blessed with wonderful memories you can all treasure. Please know we are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers at this very sad time.

  11. To my precious family,Auntie Rose, my dear cousins Debbi, Dave and Craig and your families. It seems we grew up as one big family, more so like siblings, not cousins. You all mean the world to me and you have always loved my children, as they love you. George was one of a kind, just needed to find that chink in his armour, all of the love and caring and giving spilled onto anyone in his world. I know you have had many visitors and kind gifts of food and flowers. They are there for you, just like each of you have been important and loved by many. Aunty, george you are wonderful parents always here for all of us!I love you all. George, I will look to you for wisdom in my dreams,you can help me when I visit Cripple Creek!!!! I will always love you. I am so proud to have been a part of your journey, rest in peace, we will take care of things down here! Love always, Maribeth (and Joe & girls)

  12. To the Shaddy family.

    My sincerest condolences to you all during this difficult time.

    May the peace that comes from Him comfort you all in the coming weeks and months.

    I had the priveladge to develop a freindship with George through both Craig and David. I have fond memories of spending time with George and family at CU football games as well as his beautiful home in Pueblo.

    George was the very definition of a family man, leader, mentor and someone who led through action.

    God Bless the entire Shaddy family.


    Chris, Kristin, Tyler and Ashley Hall

  13. Dear Rosie and Family,Our deepest sympathy goes out to you and your family.George and my dad were such close friends since they were young.I will remember George always with a smile and a kind word.I was one of the last customers George had,he sold me a life insusance policy when I was 19 years old and I still have that policy.I think of him every year at renewal time.Now I’m thankful for the policy when I was 19 I did’nt look at it that way.Thank you George our family will miss you and that smile!

  14. Dear Shaddy Family,
    I am so sorry for your loss. I will never forget the many Monday night coffees at the Shaddy home by Rose, Helen & Mary, and myself…wandering downstairs to visit with George! I will always cherish those memories. Thank you for being such a wonderful family!

  15. We are really sorry to hear of Mr. Shaddy’s passing. Our hearts go out to you and you are in our prayers.

    Larry & Marilyn Radiff

  16. Dave and the Shaddy family,
    We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Knowing you and your father for many years I know how important family was to your dad. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Tough as it is, soon the hurts will be replaced with wonderful memories and smiles. So sorry we can’t attend the service. Peace and love to all.

  17. Rose and family,
    My heart is broken today as I write about my buddy, Mr. Shaddy. Every summer I enjoyed walking the South track with him. He was so proud of his family, and shared all of your accomplishments and all of his hopes, dreams, and prayers for all of you. Mr. Shaddy was the “Mayor” of the South High School track morning walkers. He knew everyone, and if he didn’t know you, he would by the second lap! I will miss him very much. My heart goes out to Rose, Debbie, and all of the family. May God bless you. Love, Tracy

  18. I so sorry to here about George passing ,I haven’t seen George for quite some time but my family in Pueblo kept me up to date with his yearly wine he sent us at Christmas and a remembering at a 1970’s Buffalo ,Cornhusker game that we got into a altercation and was on our way to getting arrested and he came in with his Columbo Trench coat wavied a badge and told the officers he would take the four of vineland kids and let them arrest the others saved us from going to jail .George you are someone I will never forget Larry Mauro

  19. Craig and the Shaddy Family
    Iam so sorry to hear of your dads passing.He was always so friendly when I would see him out and about.My condolences to you and your family.

  20. Dear Craig, my deepest condolences to you and your family. My thoughts are with you.

    Nicole Corbett

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