George Harris Ettien

Jun 19 1942
Feb 1 2021
78 Years
West Brandywine

George Harris Ettien, 78, of West Brandywine, passed away in Brandywine Hospital on Monday, February 1, 2021. 

He was the beloved husband of Sandra (Yamshak) Ettien with whom he shared 54 years of marriage.

Born in Coatesville, he was the son of the late Kenneth R. Ettien and Jean (Dunnett) Ettien (Thomas).

George was a graduate of Scott Senior High School Class of 1960, after graduation George enlisted in the United States Navy and honorably served our nation.

Upon discharge from the Navy, George began his career at Alleghany Ludlum and retired in 2003 from Luken’s Steel as a machine operator. 

George was a member of Thorndale United Methodist Church and Thorndale Fire Company.

George always put his family first. He was a devoted husband, father and a proud grandfather. He enjoyed travel, which included many family road trips from the East Coast to the West Coast.

George loved cars, the faster the better! He liked driving, especially to Florida beaches. No road trip was too long! 

In addition to his wife Sandy, George is survived by his three children and their spouses, Michael Ettien and his wife Diane of Coatesville, Kenneth Ettien and his wife Tonia of Coatesville, and Denise Ebling and her husband Craig of Coatesville.

George treasured time spent with his 9 grandchildren, Blakely, Jack, Emily, Kenny, Sage, Addison, Erin, Amanda, and Jeanine. Additionally, he is survived by his two sisters, Barbara Leslie of Thorndale, PA and Ruthie Young of Coatesville, PA.

George was predeceased by his sisters, Virginia Anderson and Charlotte Leslie both of Coatesville, PA.

Funeral Services will be held at the Wilde Funeral Home, 434 Main St., Parkesburg, PA 19365 at 11 AM on Wednesday, February 10, 2021.

Friends and family are invited to attend a visitation period taking place from 10 AM until the start of the service. Interment will take place following the service at Hephzibah Baptist Church Cemetery.

Click here to access the service live stream.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made in George's honor to the Coatesville VA Medical Center; Click Here to donate 

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Wilde Funeral Home of Parkesburg. Online condolences be posted at







Service Date: 
Feb 10 2021 - 11:00am
Service Location: 
Wilde Funeral Home


To the Ettien Family My sympathy to all of you on your Husband/Father passing. You will be in my prayers.

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Uncle George was always someone I looked up to and try be as calm and cool as him. Unfortunatley I did not hold up to his standards. Great man who was always just as I said cool. He looked the part on a Bike. Had many good times hunting with uncle George when i was really young. As I got older of course you do not see each other as much. But the memories were made and I will never forget my cool uncle George. Much love to aunt Sandy and the big family that they gave us. God bless to all. Kenny.  

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My uncle george will be missed  so much! He was one of the calm ones of the bunch! And with being the only boy  god  bless him!  I remebe him playing his guitar and he did that well! He loved his family and they always came first!  He enjoyed many trips and vacations with the family! Not matter how far! He is fi onna be missed so much! Until i see you again uncle george i love you ! Please give mom mom and lottie and ginny and uncle jim a hug ! 

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My thoughts and prayers go out to the Ettien family. I enjoyed many conversations with George and he was always a calming spirit. 

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Sorry.for your loss 🙏🙏

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