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Dr. George Kosar

January 2, 2012
The Herald-Star

KOSAR, Dr. George Stephen, M.D., 83, of Weirton, W.Va., was called home by Our Heavenly Father, during the early morning hours of Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011.

Born Dec. 2, 1928, in Weirton, Dr. Kosar was the youngest son of the late John Harry Kosar and Julia Susia Kosar.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 55 years, Esther Louise Kosar, of Weirton; two sons, George Stephen Kosar, Jr. of Yeehaw Junction, Fla. and Mark David Kosar, of Johnson City, Tenn.; and three grandsons, Chaz Edward Kosar, of Barnesville, Ohio, Tristian Mark Kosar and Alexei George Kosar, both of Johnson City, Tenn.

Dr. Kosar maintained a private medical practice for 34 years, beginning in Sept. 1962 through the summer of 1996. He specialized in both Obstetrics and Gynecology and assisted in the delivery of more than 1,000 babies. He was elected president of numerous professional and social organizations; such as the Weirton General Hospital, Hancock County Medical Society, and the original Weirton Rotary Club.

Dr. Kosar was also awarded the Victory Medal, commemorating his service to our country while enlisted in the United States Navy.

Private services will be held at the convenience of his family.

Interment with Military Rites will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012, at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies.

Folding and presentation of the U.S. Flag will be conducted by a United States Navy Color Guard, followed by a 21-gun salute conducted by the Military Funeral Honor Guard VFW Post 1810 Brentwood, Pa.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Disabled American Veterans, and the Salvation Army.

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