George (Butch) Noonan passed away in his home in Southampton on November 4, 2022. He was born in Queens in December of 1934 to George and Dorothy Noonan. He received both a bachelor’s and master’s degree from St. John’s University, where he was a pitcher on the baseball team. He married his high school sweetheart Ellen (nee McCarthy) in 1957. He spent a brief time in the Army and on a minor league baseball team before joining Texaco, where he worked for over 30 years. He retired at the age of 55, and later he and Ellen became “snowbirds”, spending summers in North Sea Beach Colony in Southampton and winters in Sarasota, FL. George died peacefully at the Southampton home that he loved after a brief illness.
He is survived by his wife Ellen and his children Mary Rose (Frank), Eileen Garland (Eddie), Monica Cahill (Frank), George Noonan (Susan) and Maureen Brennan (Mickey); 14 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. He is predeceased by his sister Dorothy McCulloh.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 9th from 3-6 PM at the O’Connell-Rothwell Funeral Home located at 30 Little Plains Rd. Southampton, NY 11968. A Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday at 11:00 AM at the Basilica Parish of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and Mary Church located at 168 Hill Street, Southampton, NY 11968.
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