Lt. Col. George Ernest Tanguy II was born July 10, 1947 in Syracuse, NY to George and Dolly (Suhr) Tanguy. He was a graduate of Arcadia High School (1965), earned a B.S. in Business Administration from Arizona State University (1969) and received his commission as a second lieutenant from the U.S. Army Engineer School, Ft. Belvoir, VA (1970). George proudly served his country and retired with 40 years of federal service in 2014. On May 23, 2017, George was called home by the Lord for a higher purpose. He is preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his brothers Richard Tanguy and Charles Tanguy, his sisters Laura Lathrop (husband Kent), Margaret Hoy (husband Tom), his daughter Jennifer Pauly (husband Daniel), his son George E. Tanguy III (fiancé Chelsea), and granddaughters Danielle Shillington and Rennes Pauly. Graveside Service with Military Honors will be at 10:30 A.M., Friday, June 9th, 2017 at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, 23029 N. Cave Creek Road, Phoenix. Arrangements entrusted to Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home.
May you all be blessed with peace and comfort….
Dear God, I miss this man dearly. He will always be in my heart and in my mind for as long as I live. Bless his soul and keep him within flock. He was A REALLY GOOD man. God BLESS you George Tanguy II!
Dear George, We will miss you and remember you fondly from your days with us at the Fountain Hills Post Office. You served us as our Union Steward and were a faithful friend. We offer your family our sincerest condolences in their time of grief. Farewell, Colonel. We will miss you.
I was honored to work with George at the Post Office and was honored to be a part of his retirement celebration event. What a wonderful man (and loving family)
Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote “what lies in front of you and what lies behind you pales in comparison to what lies inside you”.
inside you was a loving soul that was generous, kind and compassionate. It was a pleasure to know you, work with you and call you friend. I am better person for having you on my path in life.
Comfort and prayers to his family. Thank you for your faithful service to our country George.
LT. Colonel George Tanguy we honor for your service. We were neighbors on Glenrosa in Phoenix AZ
Your Mom and Dad with All you children and our children together was a good thing.
The Tanguy will all ways be in our hearts, every once in a while we think about you all a nice Family.
Joseph & Betty Storace Family