George William Kiraly, Jr., 30, died unexpectedly on Saturday, July 28, 2018, at his home in Point Richmond, California. George was born March 29, 1988, in Youngstown, to George and Jeanne (Stein) Kiraly.
George was a 2006 graduate of McDonald High School. He graduated with the last class of Mount Union College in 2010 with a bachelor of arts in Media Studies. George was a brother of the Ohio Sigma Chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity and a Preview and Orientation Guide at Mount.
Inspired by his love of Disney, George enrolled in the Disney College Program in Orlando, FL. There he met the love of his life Caroline (Carey) Langbein. He followed her back to Northern California and worked closely with his father-in-law at East Bay Paint Center, rising to the role of store manager. George and Carey welcomed daughter, Eloise (Ellie) on August 6, 2016 and celebrated five years of marriage on July 20, 2018.
George treated everyone he met with compassion and respect and maintained close friendships from all seasons of his life. He loved spending time with his family, running, telling “dad jokes,” as well as anything Disney, fantasy football, craft beer and the Golden State Warriors.
George will be forever remembered by his wife and best friend, Carey and their precious daughter, Ellie as well as his parents, George and Jeanne Kiraly of McDonald, sisters Kelly (John) Frammartino of Canfield, and Katy of McDonald, and in-laws Bob and Maria Langbein of El Cerrito, California, and sister-in-law Holly of San Francisco. He also leaves behind his paternal grandparents, George and Dorothy Kiraly of Youngstown and aunts, uncles, cousins, extended family and many dear friends. George was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Jack and Jean Stein of McDonald.
George was an organ donor and able to help several people. His family is so proud of his decision to give the gift of life to others. In lieu of flowers, please check that organ donor box, complete a random act of kindness or make a donation to your favorite charity.
A mass will be held on Saturday, September 1, 2018 at 10:30 am at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church (618 Ohio Avenue, McDonald, OH), followed by a celebration of George’s life from 12-3 pm at The Village Banquet Center (1057 Illinois Avenue, McDonald, OH). All are welcome to stop by and share memories with George’s family and friends.