George C. Thorsen Jr., 80, of Hopkinton passed away Oct. 2 after a period of declining health. Born in Natick, he was the son of the late George Thorsen and the late Gertrude (Daly) Sheriden. He was the husband of Maura (Dale) Thorsen for 54 years. He was the stepson of the late John Sheriden. George owned and operated Thorsen Excavation Co. for many years. Mr. Thorsen served his country honorably in the Air Force from 1961-65.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two brothers, John Sheriden of Virginia and Brian Thorsen of Florida, and several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Michael Thorsen.
Services are private. Donations in his name may be made to the Hopkinton Ambulance Fund, 73 Main Street, Hopkinton, MA 01748.
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