George L. Mars, 76 of North East, MD, died Sunday, December 30, 2018 due to complications from pneumonia in the Union Hospital of Cecil County, Elkton, MD.
Born in Perryville, MD, on January 1, 1942, he was the son of the late Charles William and Irene Mary (Collins) Mars.
George spent his entire life in North East, MD. He was self-employed operating Mars Used Auto Parts until his retirement. He had a passion for automobiles and spent most of his life working with them. George especially loved and enjoyed his family and pets.
Survived by his wife of 53 years: Linda C. (King) Mars; two daughters: Sherry Mars of Elkton, MD and Dana Carter (Daniel) of Rising Sun, MD; grandchildren: Michael Schaller (Rebecca), Camden, DE, Holly Seidl (Charles), North East, MD, Heather Schaller (Brady), Elkton, MD, and William Cox IV ( Vanessa), North East, MD. Also survived by eight great-grandchildren; sister: Phyllis A. Meadows of Newark, DE; and two brothers: John W. Mars of Lake Orchard, MI and Charles A. Mars of North East, MD.
In addition to his parents he is predeceased by his brothers: Donald L. Mars, Sr. and Albert R. Mars; and sisters: Janet Elaine Salmons and Shirley Mars Brown.
Friends may call Thursday, January 3, 2019 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Crouch Funeral Home, P.A., 127 South Main Street, North East, MD, and also on Friday from 11:00 AM until service time. Funeral service will be held Friday at 12:00 pm.
Interment will follow in North East Methodist Cemetery, North East, MD.