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CSM George W. Higgins, US Army – Retired

Born November 25, 1929

Our proud and much loved soldier, CSM George W. Higgins, US Army “ Retired, age 84, passed away on Thursday, March 27, 2014.

He was born in Helena, Montana on November 25, 1929 to the late Walter M. and Mary A. Higgins. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1950 and during his 27 year career, served in Korea, Vietnam, Germany and several U.S. installations.

After retirement, he attended Wilmington College to earn his MBA. Upon graduating, he stayed on as Financial Aid Officer and Veterans Affairs Coordinator.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, William R. Higgins. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Pauline; daughters Paula A. Higgins and Georgia M. Higgins (all of Newark); brothers James L. Higgins and Gerry M. Higgins (in Montana), Donald R. Higgins (in Oregon); as well as nieces, nephews, cousins and their families.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to either a favorite veteran’s charity or favorite animal welfare charity.

All services will be private


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5 Condolences for CSM George W. Higgins, US Army – Retired

  • My thoughts and prayers are with all if you. Love always, Cindy

  • Condolences to you all.
    I never met your father Paula and of course have never met you in person yet, but you’ve let us into your life since we met online.
    I’ll still be sending you British ‘candy’ but will miss hearing how your Dad enjoyed it so much.

  • Higgins family,

    We are so sorry to hear about your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

    Staff @CleanPRO Detail Center

  • Mrs. Higgins, Paula and Georgia, I was so shocked to hear of your husband’s and dad’s passing. I know what an inspiration he was to all of you, and how loved he was! Take time to heal, Carlene

  • Dear Pauline, Paula and Georgia,, So sorry to hear of
    George’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Your former neighbor, friend and co-worker of Paula at UD., Nancy Ludlow, North Myrtle Beach