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George Manuel Sempeles
Date of Death: April 3, 2019
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Visitation
Amherst Chapel
1600 Amherst Street
Winchester, VA 22601
Sunday 4/7, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Trisagion Service at 4 pm

Service
Location Not Available
Monday 4/8, 12:00 pm

Dormition of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church
1700 Amherst Street
Winchester, Virginia

Cemetery
Mount Hebron Cemetery
305 E. Boscawen Street
Winchester, VA 22601
Monday 4/8
Memorial

Memorial contributions may be made to:
Shenandoah Valley Battlefield Foundation
c/o George Manuel Sempeles Fund
P.O. Box 897
New Market, Virginia 22844
For a memorial at the Battle of Third Winchester

George Manuel Sempeles, 60, of Clear Brook, Virginia passed away Wednesday, April 3, 2019, at Inova Fairfax Hospital. George was born in 1958 in Winchester, Virginia, the son of Florine Sempeles and the late Manuel Sempeles. He graduated from James Wood High School, Class of 1976, where he was on the wrestling team and achieved …
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Daniels Family left a message on April 13, 2019:
As previous neighbors in Clearbrook for 10 years, we will always have good memories of George and his outdoor activities. We are all so saddened to have just learned of his passing. Our heartfelt condolences to his family and may the memories give you comfort. Rest in the Lord's peace George.
Daniel Mullan left a message on April 13, 2019:
I’ve known George for 8 years. I was devastated to hear what happened. On April 13 is when I heard the news. I was so sad to hear that. He was a very kind, and Love able person. He’s the the nicest person you could meet. He let me fish in his pond and the day I heard about this I went home and cried for about an hourlong. Rest In Peace George, I will miss you being there with me while I’m fishing.
Daniel Mullan left a message on April 13, 2019:
I’m 16 and I was friends with George. I’m sad that he passed away. He was nice, and caring. He let me fish in his pond as long it was catch and release. April 13 was when I found out that he passed away. I was devastated to hear this news. When ever I went home I started crying. He was the best person you could ever meet. Rest In Peace George.
Lidia Pope left a message on April 11, 2019:
We are heartbroken over George's passing. It will be a very long time before we can smile. What a generous, kind, lovely man who so very much loved his family. God bless the Sempeles family during this painful time. We will be thinking of and praying for you Carol, and for your children. The loss is so great, but we must hold fast our faith. With love, Lidia and Gary Pope.
Betty Doman Oates left a message on April 10, 2019:
Carol and family; I was so sorry to hear of your loss. My prayers are with you and your family. With love Aunt Betty
Peace of mind is a call away. We're here when you need us most.
Peter & Evelyn Stassinakis left a message on April 8, 2019:
With deep sorrow our nephew George will forever be in our prayers. May he Rest In Peace. Sending our condolences to our Sempeles family.
Jean John Billy & Peter Halkias left a message on April 8, 2019:
With broken hearts we say goodbye to our cousin George. Our fondest memories of you will forever be eternal to your New York family. Our deepest sympathy Aunt Florine Carol Evania Lee & all our cousins
David S. Williams left a message on April 8, 2019:
I knew George for quite a number of years, first through relic hunting and, more recently, competitive shooting in the N-SSA. I always enjoyed our conversations about relic hunting and shooting at the Greek Festival. He always had a smile on his face, and kind words to give. I will miss you in the field and at the range. Rest easy my friend.
Barbara Williams left a message on April 8, 2019:
Please accept my sincere condolences on your tragic loss. He will be greatly missed.
Tom Gretes left a message on April 7, 2019:
Our condolences from the Gretes families in Toronto
Dory and Danny Argiro, Stephens City left a message on April 7, 2019:
Carol...Our sincere sympathy goes out to you and all of your great family at this sad time...George was a very kind and thoughtful man who will be truly missed by the many hearts he touched...we will keep all of the family in our prayers for many years...we prayed for him as he was mentioned this morning at Sacred Heart.
Steve and Lisa Rader left a message on April 7, 2019:
Sending all of our thoughts and prayers to the family. We will always have fond memories of George. May you find peace in the love around you. God bless.
Kenny and Bobbie Omps Harper left a message on April 7, 2019:
George, Kenny and I sure will miss our chats and laughs at Chick-Fil-A. You will be sorely missed! We will keep your family in our thoughts and prayers during this most difficult time. Rest in paradise my friend!
Steven and CJ left a message on April 7, 2019:
Dear family, We are sorry for your loss. Continue to lean on your friends, family and God. Remember the good memories. Gain hope by reading the Bible, where it states..."He(God) will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, ...no pain anymore....(Revelation 21:3-4).
Josephine Buono left a message on April 7, 2019:
You will never be forgotten ?
Josephine Buono left a message on April 7, 2019:
Mrs Sample I want to extend to you and your kids my condolences I’m heart broken for what happened I’m Josephine from the ice cream shop George was an amazing person and he was very good to my kids and me he helped us in the business and I want to let u know if you or your kids ever need anything we are here for you!! I be praying for your family in this difficult time?
Geneva J. Fletcher left a message on April 7, 2019:
My condolence to The Sempels Family!
Geneva J. Fletcher left a message on April 7, 2019:
My condolence to Sempels Family. Mike sorry to hear if the passing of your brother. Will continue to keep you and your Family in prayer as you go thru this difficult time. Much love and God comfort.
Gary Sokaitis left a message on April 7, 2019:
You will be missed, RIP, George
Brent & Tina Woodall and family left a message on April 7, 2019:
Our thoughts and prayers go out to Carol and the family. George was a wonderful friend and business associate. He was one of the finest God put on this planet. You will be sorely missed, Mr. Sempeles.
Peace of mind is a call away. We're here when you need us most.
Eleni Jones left a message on April 6, 2019:
I am so very sorry for this tragic accident and the loss of George. I wish I could say something to help ease your pain. I will just say George won’t be forgotten and my thoughts and prayers are with you to help you through this time.
Elizabeth Jenkins left a message on April 6, 2019:
I remember so well at Manuel and Wife rest. We ate there every Friday night and George knew our order by heart. Just as soon as we walked in the dining room he would bring our RINdrinks and would ask us " the usual ?" He was always so friendly and nice. So very sorry for the loss of this dear man. RIP George.
Brian J Evans left a message on April 6, 2019:
George was a wonderful person. He was a fabulous shooter because like everything he did, he worked hard at it. Joanne and I will miss him dearly.
Tom & Sharen Gromling left a message on April 6, 2019:
We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our hearts and prayers go out to all of you.
Tom & Sharen Gromling left a message on April 6, 2019:
We are so sorry for your families loss. Our hearts and prayers go out to all of you.
Barbara & Jay Grimm left a message on April 6, 2019:
Our prayers and thoughts go out to the Sempeles family.So sorry for your loss.R.I.P.
Susan Blalock left a message on April 6, 2019:
Jack and I are so sorry for your loss! Our thoughts are with all of you!
REGINALD HOELEN left a message on April 6, 2019:
So sorry to hear about George and my condolences to Carol and the entire Sempeles family. He will be in my prayers
Ron Stump left a message on April 6, 2019:
My deepest sympathies go out the Sempeles family. He will be greatly missed by the civil war relic hunting brotherhood. He was a mentor to many and always took the time to help out new folks with the hobby. I will miss our talks at NVRHA meetings and out in the fields at Digging in VA hunts. Rest easy George and continue to chase after those elusive relics in heaven!
Steve and Ianthe Yeatras left a message on April 6, 2019:
Our sincerest thoughts and prayers are extended to the Sempeles family. May God be with you.
Steve and Ianthe Yeatras left a message on April 6, 2019:
We are so sorry to hear of this tragedy.George Manual was a good man. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. God be with you.
Doug Stokes left a message on April 6, 2019:
My most sincere condolences regarding George's passing. I met George many years ago while seeking Civil War relics in Northern Virginia. I will miss his bright spirit. Doug Stokes, Franklin, TN
Sherry Riley left a message on April 6, 2019:
Rest in peace
John and Jennifer Elliott left a message on April 6, 2019:
Mike - Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family
Dwayne Dillow left a message on April 6, 2019:
Mike and Stephanie, So sorry to see the passing of your brother. Both of you and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers in the days to come. Blessings to you all.
Steve and Lisa Rader left a message on April 6, 2019:
Steve and I send all of our prayers and love to all of you. We have wonderful memories of George. You are in our thoughts every day. May God give you some peace.
Sandy Nesselrodte left a message on April 5, 2019:
Mike, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your brother. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
John & Michelle Brown left a message on April 5, 2019:
Our heartfelt condolences for George's family. Praying for Comfort. Many fond memories. You will be truly missed Buddy. John Brown
Larry Steven James sr left a message on April 5, 2019:
George you truly will be missed. I enjoyed talking to you when you came in to work. I always had a lot of respect for you. R.I.P my Friend Larry J.
Sharion Poston left a message on April 5, 2019:
George was a hardworking man who will be missed tremendously!! My heart and prayers to the entire Sempeles family!!
Peace of mind is a call away. We're here when you need us most.
The Light Family left a message on April 5, 2019:
The Battlefield of emoitions in loss of a love one, friend...comes with tears of sorrow and deepest of sympathy. 60+years of a journey with family, friends, fellowship, farm, hobbies (metal detecting ), goats and a genuine love of history. Can’t help but think of the relics and beautiful pastures to lift spirits during this difficult time. Prayers and thoughts to all!
Melissa Emmons left a message on April 5, 2019:
George, from all your friends at the Sunnyside branch, we will miss you immensely. Your big smile, your funny goat stories and keeping you stocked up on candy. Such a great guy and hard worker!! To the family, we hold you close during this time and pray for peace, comfort and wonderful memories. God bless!
Carroll & Rosalie Mauck left a message on April 5, 2019:
We are deeply saddened by the loss that you and your family have encountered. Our sincere condolences at this most difficult time....
Lloydine Morgan left a message on April 5, 2019:
I am sorry for your loss. May the peace of family and friends surround you and comfort you!
John, Lori and Nicholas Bassler left a message on April 5, 2019:
Our sincere condolences to the Sempeles family. We are sharing your sadness as you remember George. We pray that the outpouring of love and sympathy that surrounds you will bring you comfort. We are holding you close and praying for your family.
Lisa Cox left a message on April 5, 2019:
May you Rest In God’s Peace and prayers going out to your wife and family. I will miss working with you with your real estate transactions. You were a hard worker and you will be missed by many.
Kristen Mullins left a message on April 5, 2019:
I will miss stopping by and seeing you and talking with you about goats! I’m lucky to have know such a good, hard working man. My heart is heavy knowing that you’re gone. You will forever be missed!
BOB SIFORD left a message on April 5, 2019:
Only knew George for a short while. Very nice individual to have as a friend. Will be very missed by alot of people. His life was cut way to short.God BLESS to his family. Rest in Peace friend...
Clem McNure left a message on April 5, 2019:
My thoughts and prayers for the family. I met George thru DIV. We always seemed to find each other in the fields when detecting and had those catch up conversations about South Carolina and Virginia. Always had a smile on his face. He surely will be missed.
Donna left a message on April 5, 2019:
He was a great man,my deapest sympathy to his family
Jeff Lupton left a message on April 5, 2019:
Will miss you very much. Growing up with you was the best, helping you farm hay to our times metal detecting together will always remain close to my heart. You was the reason I got into metal detecting and will remember you every time I go detecting. I’m so glad I talked to you last week and will remember our last words together. Those relics in heaven will not hide from you brother. You will always remain close to my heart.
Tim Snider left a message on April 5, 2019:
I will miss shooting with you and all your funny stories. Honored to call you my commander. RIP my friend.
Bert Hebb left a message on April 5, 2019:
A Perfect friend of 40 years !
Gerry Sims left a message on April 4, 2019:
I was a substitute teacher back in the day for George. He was a very nice person, and he remained a nice person. I cannot believe he's gone so soon!
Stacy & Roy Mullins left a message on April 4, 2019:
Gone to soon. May you rest in peace.
Dennis Andrick left a message on April 4, 2019:
Will miss our talks and metal detecting with him.
Kate Conant left a message on April 4, 2019:
May your memory be eternal!
Omps Funeral Home left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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