George "Buddy" Demento, 88, Hastings, died Wednesday, July 31, 2013. He was the son of the late Dominic and Lena Demento and was married to Bernice, who preceded him in death. Surviving are three children: Marcia, Ed and Valerie; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a brother, Richard. He was a U.S. Army Air Force veteran of WWII. Friends will be received from 10 until the 11 a.m. funeral service Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013, at Hastings United Methodist Church, Pastor Linda Lacovic officiating. Inurnment will follow at St. Bernard's Catholic Cemetery. Arrangements are by Easly-Hindman Funeral Home and Crematory Inc.