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George F. Lathrop

Died: Saturday, October 04, 2003
George F. Lathrop, 70, of Grosse Pointe Park, died on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2003, due to complications from Parkinson's disease.

Born in Detroit, Mr. Lathrop graduated from Southeastern High School and received his bachelor's degree in marketing from Wayne State University.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a former copy editor, having previously worked at The Detroit News and the Grosse Pointe News, from which he retired in 2000.

Mr. Lathrop enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles, playing cribbage and showing others his ability to juggle.

He is survived by his wife, Isabel (nee San Sebastian); and his sons, Stephen and Christopher (Mira).

A memorial gathering will be held on Saturday, Oct. 11, at 10 a.m. until the time of the memorial service at 11 a.m. at Chas. Verheyden Inc. in Grosse Pointe Park.

Interment is in Resurrection Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Parkinson Foundation or the charity of one's choice.
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