Winslow, Maine – George W. Veilleux, 90, of Winslow, Maine passed away Sunday, January 19, 2014, at the VA Maine Heathcare System - Hospice Care Unit in Togus, Maine. He longed to be reunited with his beloved wife Lorraine. He was born February 14, 1923 in Fairfield, Maine to William and Isabel Veilleux. He grew up and attended schools in Fairfield. At the outbreak of World War II, he enlisted and served in the United States Marine Corps earning the prestigious Purple Heart, and other medals while serving in the Pacific Theatre. After World War II, he met and married Lorraine Tardiff with whom he raised four daughters: Shereen, Brenda, Elaine, and Linda. He earned his living over the following years as a Painter and a Flooring Contractor, and also served several years as a Police Officer for the Town of Winslow. George was an active member of the Veterans Foreign Wars, Post 8835, in Winslow, Maine, the American Legion, and the Knights of Columbus. He was also a communicant of Corpus Christi Parish, and attended Saint John the Baptist Church in Winslow, Maine. Other interests throughout his life that he passionately enjoyed were bowling, playing horseshoes, socializing, dancing, camping, and family trips to the Maine beaches. He was predeceased by his wife, Lorraine, in March of 2012. He was also predeceased by his siblings, Florence, Marie, Donald, Ursula, and James. George is survived by four daughters, Shereen Deschaine and her husband Alfred of Kennebunk, Maine, Brenda Veilleux of Syracuse, New York, Elaine Marcoux and her husband Pete of Winslow, Maine, and Linda Cramer of Lilburn, Georgia; his grandchildren, Brenda, Stephanie, Christopher, Jennifer, Samantha, and Cian; ten great-grandchildren; and a brother Maurice Vigue. Visiting hours will be held on Friday, January 24, from 6-8 p.m. at Lawry Brothers Funeral Home, 107 Main Street, Fairfield, Maine. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, January 25, at 11 a.m. at Saint John the Baptist Church in Winslow, Maine. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Volunteer Service-Hospice Unit, c/o Volunteer Services 135, Department of Veterans Affairs, 1 VA Center, Augusta, ME 04330.