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George Neimanis, Niagara University Professor Emeritus of Economics, passed away on October 12, 2023, aged 91 years. George was a former chairperson of the Economics and Commerce Department and his employment at NU spanned over 30 years. He retired in 2002, five years after publishing his book, The Collapse of the Soviet Empire: A View from Riga. George was born in Latvia and in the 1990’s he helped the Latvian government make the banking transition from communism to capitalism. Since his retirement, George resided in Lewiston with his wife Naomi who passed away in 2017. George and Naomi had two children: Andrei who died in 2013 and Mara who has lived with her father the past five years and was present when he died peacefully at home. He is survived by grandchildren David, Emily, Sara. Celebration of his life is Saturday, November 11th at Hardison Funeral Homes Inc. 401 Ridge St. in Lewiston at 10:30 AM followed by a graveside closing and a light lunch at 12pm at Niagara University open to all friends and family. Instead of flowers, donations can be made to The Niagara University Theatre Program. Please visit www.hardisonfuneralhomes.comTo send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of George Neimanis, please visit Tribute Store
Saturday, November 11, 2023
Hardison Funeral Home - Lewiston
N. Fourth & Ridge Streets
Lewiston, New York, United States
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