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George W. Sr. passed away peacefully on July 18, 2022.

George dedicated 38 years to the Philadelphia Fire Department. He retired in October, 2003 from Engine 78. George loved spending time at the Atlantic City casinos with his wife, Sue Anne. North Wildwood was one of his favorite vacation places where he loved to spend time with his family. George enjoyed reading, doing crossword puzzles & watching war & cowboy movies. He will be greatly missed by many.

Devoted husband of Sue Anne (nee Diener) Kimmel.  Beloved father of George W. Kimmel Jr. and Susan Cerceo.   Grandfather of Patrick Kimmel, Emma Kimmel, and Ayden Cerceo.  Brother of Richard (Eileen) Kimmel, Daniel (Veronica) Kimmel, Eileen (Thomas) McHugh, the late Joan Cabano, and the late Patricia Kimmel.

Viewing Friday evening 7-9pm at the Stolfo Funeral Home, 2536 S. Broad St.  Also viewing Saturday 8:30am in the funeral home.  Funeral Mass 10:00am at St. Monica Church, 2422 S. 17th St. Phila PA 19145.

In lieu of flower donations to St. Monica Church or Philadelphia Fire Department Widow’s Fund, 415 N. 5t St. Phila. PA 19123 would be appreciated.


  • Sandra Martin July 18, 2022 7:46 pm

    We are so sorry to hear about George’s passing. He was a great person & he will be missed.

  • Eleanor Berry July 18, 2022 8:13 pm

    Mrs. Kimmel and family, I’m so sorry to hear ,George was a awesome man , husband , father and grandfather also dedicated Fireman fighter and keeping everyone safe ,may the golden gates open wide for him.

  • DiChristopher Bobbie July 18, 2022 8:18 pm

    Mrs. Kimmel, George and Susan,
    I’m so sorry to hear about Mr. Kimmel/your dad. My prayers are with you and your family.🙏🙏

    Bobbie Schaefer DiChristopher

  • William Cabano July 19, 2022 1:21 am

    My heart is with you all. I have such fond memories of Uncle George as a child. He inspired me so much in my fire Dept. Endeavors. May my mom (his sister Joan) find there way home together. My love to you all.

  • Geri Riehl July 19, 2022 2:44 pm

    Sue and Steve, so sorry to hear about this great loss. I will keep all of you in my prayers

  • Paula July 20, 2022 12:05 am

    SUE Anne I am so Sorry about George . Know he Loved you and the kids Heaven has anotger great person . Sending my Prayers .

  • Alice Patrone Penna July 20, 2022 5:31 pm

    Sue and Family: With the my Deepest Condolences on the passing of your beloved, George…..I have such fond memories of George and
    all of the Kimmel Family from my childhood…. Having Patty as my Best Friend for years placed me with the most loving and caring family quite often…. George was the nicest and kindest person ever..So much like his Dad….. May George Soar with the Angels now and bring my Love to Joan and Patty as well…

  • Bill MacDonald July 21, 2022 6:51 am

    Deepest condolences, many happy memories on Gladstone st

  • Roe Giacobbo July 21, 2022 2:31 pm

    So very sorry to hear about the passing of your husband….Thoughts and prayers to you and your family…

  • Irena Lala July 21, 2022 2:33 pm

    Dear Sue Anne and family,
    My heartfelt condolences. I pray for peace for your heart and comfort for your loss. Thinking of you and your loved ones in this difficult time.

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