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George Burton Lanphear III

December 24, 1930 - May 4, 2017


George Burton Lanphear III, 86, passed away May 4, 2017. He is the son of the late George, Jr. and Ethel Lanphear. George served his country proudly in the United States Navy, serving in the Korean War as an MM3. He was a free Mason for over 50 years. An active member of the Egypt Shriners also supporting the Shriners Hospital for children. George also belonged to the Egypt Shriners Classic Car Club.

He is survived by his loving wife of 31 years, Georgia Lanphear; sons, Mark Lanphear (Diane) and Scott Lanphear (Julie Pihaly); daughter, Pam Grossmann (Mike); stepdaughter, Valerie Naasz (James); sister, Mary Doyle; 7 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 5326 Charles St, New Port Richey, May 19th  at 10:00 am with a reception to follow at Michels- Lundquist Funeral Home, 5228 Trouble Creek Road, New Port Richey. Burial will be at 2:30 pm at Florida National Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church or Shriners Hospital for Children. Online condolences may be offered at

Service Information

Service Information

Date: Friday, May 19, 2017

Time: 10:00 am


St. Stephen's Episcopal Church

5326 Charles Street
New Port Richey, FL 34652

Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, May 19, 2017

Time: 2:30 pm


Florida National Cemetery

6502 SW 102nd Avenue
Bushnell, FL 33513

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