George Candella

Obituary of George Joseph Candella


Mr. George Joseph  Candella

Millrift, PA


Mr. George Joseph  Candella of Millrift, PA died Monday, December 14, 2020 at Garnet Health Medical Center in Middletown, NY.  He was 73.


He was born March 19, 1947 in Manhattan, NY the son of the late Carmine "Mike" Candella and the late Mary  Insorella Candella.


George married Gisele Lenaour 44 years ago on July 10, 1976 in Hasbrouck Heights, NJ.

He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War.


George was the owner and operator of ANRG / American National Recovery Group in Matamoras, PA.

A family statement read:  George was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, uncle and brother-in-law.  He loved working with his wife and daughter in the family business and took great pride in his work as he worked right up until he became ill.


Surviving are:

His loving wife Gisele Candella                                 

Daughter:  Christina Merlino and her husband Phil  

Grandchildren:  Samuel Alexander Merlino and Amelia Jean Merlino

Sister-in-law and Brother-in-law: Josiane Hoehmann and her husband Howard Ho ehmann        

Nephew:  Howard Hoehmann, III and his wife Ashley and their children Colin and Timothy

Niece:  Josiane Eames and her husband Brian and their children Ayden, Logan Conor and Liam

Nephew:  Guy Hoehmann and his wife Danielle and their children Guy and Kenny.


There will be no visitation and funeral services will be held private at the convenience of the family.


Memorial contributions may be made to Crohn's & Colitis Foundation, 733 Third Ave. Suite 510, New York, NY 10017


Funeral arrangements are by the GRAY-PARKER FUNERAL HOME, 100 E. Main St. , Port Jervis, NY 12771 845.856.5191