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6050 Main Street
Mays Landing, NJ 08330
Phone: 609-625-2324
Fax: 609-625-9141
George Hess

George L Hess

Thursday, June 25th, 1925 - Wednesday, December 11th, 2019
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Obituary

George L. Hess, 94, of Mays Landing, lost his battle with cancer at home with his family by his side.

George was born in Atlantic City on June 25, 1925 to parents John and Lillian (Woodhead) Hess and spent his youth in Ventnor where his father gave him his love for duck hunting, boats, and Studebakers.
George was a member of IBEW #351. His life in Mays Landing was one of service: Mayor, Police Commissioner, Committeeman, Planning Board, and 1987 Citizen of the Year. After 33 years on the Hamilton Twp. Board of Education, 17 of those as President, he was honored with having the George L. Hess Educational Complex named for him. He was a member of Unity Lodge F&AM and the organizer of the South Jersey Studebaker Club where he spent seven years as President.

George is predeceased by his wife of 63 years Bertha Hess (Liepe), son George, Jr., and sisters Dorothy Weidenger (Robert) and Lillian Ritz.
He is survived by sons John, Ronald (Margie), Richard (Theresa), and daughter Diane Manno (Marty). He is also survived by 12 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; brother Howard Hess (Needie), sister Marilyn Haines, and companion Betty Rhephard.

A viewing will be held on Wednesday, December 18 from 9-11 AM at the Boakes Funeral Home, 6050 Main St., Mays Landing, where a Masonic Service will be held at 11 AM, followed by a service by Rev. John Ash. Burial will follow at Laurel Memorial Park.

For many years, George contributed to a graduation award at the William Davies Middle School. This award is given to an 8th grade student who demonstrates personal resilience and growth in the pursuit of reading proficiency at school. In order to keep that tradition alive, in lieu of flowers, please make contributions payable to “George L. Hess Award for Reading” c/o William Davies Middle School, 1876 Dr. Dennis Foreman Dr., Mays Landing, NJ 08330.
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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, December 18th, 2019 | 9:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Wednesday, December 18th, 2019 9:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    Boakes Funeral Home
    Address
    6050 Main Street
    MAYS LANDING, NJ 08330
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  • Service

    Wednesday, December 18th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Wednesday, December 18th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Boakes Funeral Home
    Address
    6050 Main Street
    MAYS LANDING, NJ 08330
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Masonic Services will be held at 11 AM, followed by services lead by Rev. John Ash.
  • Interment

    Wednesday, December 18th, 2019 | 12:30pm
    When
    Wednesday, December 18th, 2019 12:30pm
    Location
    Laurel Memorial Park
    Address
    2301 English Creek Avenue
    Egg Harbor Township, NJ
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Dan and Jen Manno

Posted at 06:07pm
Will remember George as an easy guy to get along with. We always enjoyed his company! Loved his one liners! Condolences to the families. He was loved.
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David Neff

Posted at 03:14pm
Diane and Family,

The Hess School staff has you in their thoughts and prayers.
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