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“Dear Kibby,I am so sorry to hear of George's passing.. My cousins , aunts and uncles, share the same mausoleum at Calvary , and Mirella told me. He...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: anna pollock - weston, MA

“Kibby I am so sorry to hear about George. ;(. My prayers are with you during this sad time xo ”
2 of 17 | Posted by: Donna DiGregorio - Waltham

“Marianne and I were saddened to hear of George's passing. Your pictures reminded us of the wonderfully full life you and George had together. It was...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: Doug and Marianne Potter - NC

“Big Hugs Kibby! We are all with you during this difficult time. May George Rest in Peace and may memories lift you. ”
4 of 17 | Posted by: stephanie rock - Waltham, MA

“This is such sad news. My heartfelt condolences to George's family and friends.We were classmates at WHS Class of 1969. George and I were in the same...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: Carole Parisi - Waltham, MA

“Sending deep condolences, thoughts, and prayers from the Vendome Community to Kibby and family. ”
6 of 17 | Posted by: Stephen Kaler - Boston, MA

“Richard and I are so sorry for your loss You are not alone we are here for you if you need us I did not even know he was I'll i hope he did not...Read More »
7 of 17 | Posted by: Ann Burke - Waltham, MA - Family

“So sorry for your loss ”
8 of 17 | Posted by: Ann Burke - Waltham

“Kibby, so sorry for your loss. I have fond memories of both George and auntie Linda growing up on Bright St. Rest in peace cousin, and give auntie...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: Henry Pilla - Waltham, MA

“What a tragic loss. George will be missed ”
10 of 17 | Posted by: David Kaplan - Chelsea, MA

“George was one of my oldest enduring friends having gone to grammar, middle and high school together and then off to Boston College. He was...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: A friend

“George was a good friend. Few know that he played a key role in the early years of Keurig, Inc. I learned a great deal at that time under his...Read More »
12 of 17 | Posted by: Peter Dragone - Concord, MA

“I am so sorry to hear the news of George. He had a heart of gold. The world was a better place with him. My prayers are with you. ”
13 of 17 | Posted by: Bob Connor - Harwich, MA - Friend

“For many years Christmas Eve dinner at aunt Linda and cousin George's home was our family tradition. George would kindly host alongside his mother...Read More »
14 of 17 | Posted by: Mary Generoso Cusano - Medfield, MA

“May the wonderful memories of George give you strength in the days to come. With love and caring thoughts- Mary and Frank ”
15 of 17 | Posted by: MARY & FRANK SCHIAPPA - MA

“May the wonderful memories of George give you strength in the days to come. With love and caring thoughts- Mary and Frank ”
16 of 17 | Posted by: MARY & FRANK SCHIAPPA - MA

“Kibby, I am very sorry for your lossPaola Sebastiani ”
17 of 17 | Posted by: A friend


Ipswich – Mr. George J. Pilla, of Ipswich, died Monday, November 13, 2017 at Beverly Hospital. He was 66.

George was born in Waltham on March 29, 1951, a son of the late Linda M. (Generoso) Pilla and George J. Pilla, Sr. He was a graduate of Waltham High School and was a proud alumnus of Boston College.

He earned an MBA from Harvard Business School and became a certified public accountant beginning his career at Coopers & Lybrand. As a specialist in the field of accounting and finance George later became a consulting chief financial officer often retained to guide companies through mergers and acquisitions.

He would tell you that the best part of his life began on November 10, 1990 when he married Kibby Squires in the Chapel of the Most Blessed Trinity at Boston College's Newton campus.

George and Kibby lived in Arlington for twelve years before moving to Waltham. Another move came four years ago to Boston before they recently moved to Ipswich.

While George's talent was in accounting his real passion was spending time with Kibby and exploring and enjoying the arts. The theatre and live performances of all kinds, from Boston to Broadway to Las Vegas brought many happy memories that will be forever cherished.

In addition to his wife of twenty-seven years, Kibby, he leaves several cousins.

Family and friends will honor and remember George's life by gathering for calling hours in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), Waltham on Friday, November 17th from 4 to 8 p.m. and again at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday morning before leaving in procession to Saint Jude Church, 147 Main Street, Waltham where his Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Committal services will be held in Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum Chapel.