KOSTICK, George Edward of Stoughton, MA – entered into rest on Sunday June 20, 2021 at 93 ½ years young. George was born in Boston, MA, the dear son of the late Alex and Sarah (Wishnow) Kostick. George was the beloved husband of Marcia (Band) Kostick, the love of his life. He was the devoted father of Steven “Koop” Kostick and Ellen “Elle” Lombardi and her husband Joe. George was the loving brother of the late Alvin Kostick, Beth Budd and her husband David and of Mary Bennett and her late husband Chuck. George was the cherished grandfather of Rachyl & Kyle and bonus grandchildren the late Nick Lombardi, Olivia Lombardi, Deanna and her husband Cory Ahonen and bonus great grandchild Aliyah. George also left behind many extended family, colleagues and friends who were like family. George was born on December 17, 1927 in Boston, MA. He enlisted in the army in 1946 and received his G.E.D. while in the service. He was stationed in Yokohama, Japan. He became a medic at the army service hospital. He left the service as a Corporal in 1948. He earned his Bachelors Degree in Business at Boston University under the G.I. Bill. George was in the food industry from a young age. He often helped his Dad who owned Kostick’s Variety in Roxbury, MA. He eventually took over ownership of Kostick’s Variety. After retiring from his business, George continued to manage several other establishments in the Boston area. George was a true and beloved gentleman, calm and kind hearted. He always saw the good in everyone. He had a positive outlook on life and lived a life with much happiness and so many friends. He made everyone around him feel calm and happy just to be with him and enriched their lives. George was an avid nap taker and loved playing cards with his Moe Fine Whist Club and Sharon Men’s Club and built many lifelong friendships. He will be missed by many.
A celebration of life services will be held at the Schlossberg Chapel, 824 Washington Street, Canton, MA on Wednesday at 2:00 PM followed by a burial at Sharon Memorial Park, 40 Dedham Street, Sharon MA.
Shiva will be observed at the home of George’s daughter and son in law in Easton, MA on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 following the burial until 8PM and from 2PM until 8PM until Friday, June 25, 2021.
Expressions of sympathy in memory of George may be made to the Ahavath Torah Congregation, 1179 Central Street, Stoughton MA 02072 or the Honor Flight New England, P.O. Box 16287, Hooksett, NH 03106.