George Edward Bartolomeo, a beloved resident of Blue Springs, MO, was called home by the Lord on Tuesday, September 26, 2023, at the age of 75, finding eternal peace. His final moments were spent surrounded by his loving family at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Blue Springs, MO.
George was born on December 9, 1947, to proud parents George and Carmella (Virgona) Bartolomeo in Mckeesport, PA.
George, a proud graduate and standout football player of Clairton High School in Clairton, PA, class of 1965, embarked on a journey of higher education at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA.
George married his forever love & high school sweetheart, Linda Palmer, as they exchanged vows in their hometown of Clairton, PA on May 16th, 1970.
George’s magnetic charisma could light up any room; those fortunate enough to meet him always left with smiles and admiration. With an unparalleled sense of humor and a knack for storytelling, he would captivate friends and family with great memories and tales, never missing a detail.
As a husband, father and Bapa, George was second to none. His devotion to family was unwavering; surpassed only by his profound love for the Lord. He found joy in cooking, cheering for the Steelers and Chiefs, watching movies, and going to family outings. George treasured the moments spent with his grandchildren, creating precious memories that will last a lifetime.
George is survived by his beloved wife of 53 years, Linda Bartolomeo of Blue Springs, MO, and their children: Cory Bartolomeo of Olathe, KS, Jessica (Bartolomeo) Walter and her husband Ryan Walter of Lee’s Summit, MO, and Brian Bartolomeo of Blue Springs, MO. His legacy continues with his cherished grandchildren: Sofia Walter, Sienna Walter, and Angelina Walter. He is also survived by his brother, John Bartolomeo of New York, NY. George is preceded in death by his parents, George and Carmella Bartolomeo;brothers, Joe Bartolomeo, & Bob Bartolomeo.
His family and friends will gather at Summit Grill in Lees Summit on Sunday, 10/22 from 3pm-6pm to celebrate George’s life.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Meyers Funeral Chapel in Blue Springs. Memories of George and words of comfort for his family may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com.
“they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.” Isaiah 40:31