In Memory of







Obituary for George L. "Big George" Bardons Jr.

George L. Bardons, Jr., also known as “Big George”, passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday, May 23, 2019. He was born September 16, 1932 to the late George and Louisa (Nass) Bardons, Sr. George proudly served in the US Navy. He enjoyed working on engines in his garage and took great pride in his yard. George was a long time member of the Somers Sportsman Club and was a member for 38 years at the 110 Ionic Lodge in North Windham where he held the position of Tyler. George is survived by his son, George L. Bardons,III of Reno, NV; his daughter, Alison Harland and her husband James of Somers, CT; his brother Charles Bardons; his sisters, Winifred Sawrun and Louise Stoetzner and his very special companion, Barbara Sylvester; his former daughter in Law, Kathy Bardons; his grandchildren Allyssa, Elizabeth and James Harland and Brenae Bardons; Michael and Marlene Torri and 2 great grandchildren Melissa and Mathew Torri. Besides his parents, George was predeceased by his wife Carole Anne Bardons. The family would like to extend their sincere thanks to Dr. Joel Silver for the compassionate care given to their father. Relatives and friends may join the family on Thursday, May 30, 2019 from 11-12 pm. A Funeral Home Service will take place at 12:00 pm. Burial with full military honors will follow at Cider Mill Cemetery, Tolland. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation in George’s name to the Tolland Fire Department. For online condolences please visit