George John Provost, 75, of Pahrump, Nevada formerly of New Haven, passed away on August 24, 2017 at his home.  George was born in New Haven on October 23, 1941 and was the son of the late George A. and Catherine Copeland Provost.  He served his country faithfully in the US Navy during the Vietnam era.  George was the owner/operator of the former Tee Off Café in New Haven.  George was a member of the V.F.W. Post #10186 of Branford and was a huge NASCAR and New England Patriots fan.  Brother of Sandra (Frank) Ricciuti, Robert M. (Janice) Provost and Edward J. Provost.  Also survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

His funeral procession will leave the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue, Saturday morning at 10:00.  A graveside service with full military honors will be conducted in the East Lawn Cemetery, 58 River Road, East Haven at 10:30. The visiting hours will be Friday from 5 to 8 pm.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Disabled American Veterans (DAV), 88 Bishop Street, North Haven, CT 06473 or the CT Hospice, Inc., 100 Double Beach Road, Branford, CT  06405.