George M. Jorda, 90, Dallas, passed away, Thursday, April 23, 2020 at Timber Ridge Nursing Center. Born in Edwardsville, he was the son of the late John and Lillian Magavitz Jorda and was a graduate of Edwardsville High School.
George was a member of St. Therese’s Church, Shavertown and the Holy Name Society. He served his country proudly in the United States Army during the Korean conflict as a corporal in the 6th Calvary division. George had worked at Natona Mills for some time before being decorated correctional officer with SCI, Dallas. He was also a member of Daddow Isaacs American Legion Post #672, Dallas. He was an avid bowler.
He was preceded in death by sisters, Tillie Bogumil and Mary Ann Daniel. George and his bride Irene would have celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on May 6th, 2020. Also surviving are his daughters, Maureen Jorda, White Haven, Georgine Jorda, Dallas, Michelle Kapral and her husband Gerald, Dallas, and Janel Jorda and Karla Youngblood, Northampton, MA. Sons, John C. Jorda, Dallas, Charles and his wife Susan, Dallas. 5 Grandchildren and 3 Great Grandchildren.
Funeral service will be held privately at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are under the direction of The Richard H. Disque Funeral Home, Inc., 2940 Memorial Highway, Dallas. The family wishes to thank the entire staff at Timber Ridge Nursing Center for the thoughtful care provided to our family during his stay. A special thank you for the loving care shown by our former aid Gabby.