Salem — George A. Wilt, age 73, of Salem, died peacefully at his home, Wednesday, December 5, 2012, following a brief illness. He was the life companion of Janet M. Dansreau.
Born in Lynn, he was the son of the late Hollis S. and Annette (Lacroix) Wilt. George served as a musician in Germany and stateside with the U.S. Army. Following his discharge, he went on to have a varied career including working for R & K Precision Machine Co. He later became an independent sales rep for several companies. George also served as a Deputy Sheriff for Essex County.
In addition to Janet, he is survived by a son, Jeff M. Wilt and his wife Betty Jo of Beverly; a daughter Kristian Wilt of Beverly; and a sister, Holly Smith of Middleton.
ARRANGEMENTS: His family will be receiving relatives and friends on Monday, December 10, 2012, at the Levesque Funeral Home, 163 Lafayette St. (Rt. 114 / 1-A) Salem from 4 to 7 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the North Shore, 75 Sylvan St., Suite B-102, Danvers, MA 01923. For guest book and additional information, please visit www.LevesqueFunerals.com