March 7, 1935 - December 6, 2016
NORWAY- George A. Tinti age 81 of Norway, died Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at Maryhill Manor in Niagara, WI. He was born on March 7, 1935 in Norway, the son of the late Americo and Elizabeth (Smith) Tinti. George graduated from Norway High School in 1953. Served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict from 1954-56, returned to study at Michigan State University receiving his bachelor’s degree in 1959 and going on to the Institute of Pulp and Paper Chemistry receiving his Master’s Degree in 1961. George married Joan Y. Hayes on September 20, 1955 at Fort Belvoir in Virginia. He started working for Kimberly Clark in Munising and moved to the Niagara Paper Mill in 1964 and stayed until retirement in 1997. George was a member of St. Mary’s Church in Norway, an avid marathon runner, who competed in marathons all across the Midwest, multiple Boston Marathons and in his travels competed in Finland. He was the race director for the Norway Spring Classic for many years. He enjoyed the outdoors, the forest and trees, traveling with Joan, an avid MSU alumni and fan and especially like spending time with his family and friends. George is survived by his wife of 61 years Joan; sons Steven (Debra) Tinti of Crystal Falls, Daniel Tinti of Iron Mountain and David Tinti of Norway; daughter Kathryn (Brian) St. Germain of Marquette; grandchildren Melissa, Christopher and Jason Tinti and Amanda St. Germain; brother Lawrence (Susan) Tinti of Norway; sister Margaret (Lee) Meneghini of Norway; sister-in-law Janice Tinti; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother Ernest Tinti. Private family services will be held. Interment will be held at the Norway Township Cemetery.
NORWAY- George A. Tinti age 81 of Norway, died Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at Maryhill Manor in Niagara, WI. He was born on March 7, 1935 in Norway, the son of the late Americo and Elizabeth (Smith) Tinti. George graduated from Norway High School... View Obituary & Service Information
Obituary & Service
NORWAY- George A. Tinti age 81 of Norway, died Tuesday, December...View More
Flowers & Gifts
Send flowers to the Tinti family.Send Flowers