George G. Tozzini

July 22, 1931November 9, 2020

George G. Tozzini, 89, of Manahawkin, NJ passed away Monday, November 9, 2020. He was born in Jersey City, NJ on July 22, 1931 to his late parents, Joseph and Julia Tozzini. Predeceased by his brothers Oswald and John, his dear sister Sandra, and his sister-in-law Theresa, he is survived by his devoted brother Joseph, his cherished sister-in-law Rachel and his loving niece and nephews, Denise, Joseph and Anthony.

George was a proud veteran of the US Army, serving his country with the U.S. 6th Army Medical Corp. Upon his discharge in 1954, he moved with his family to Moonachie, NJ. He was employed with Helms Express, later known as P.I.E. Trucking for 33 years. George was instrumental in forming the office union with Teamsters Union Local 560. He was also helpful in maintaining employment for many friends with the trucking industry that was flourishing during those years. George also worked for 5 years with Overnite Transport, now known as U.P.S. Once he retired, he looked for something new and adventurous; he decided to go into the Real Estate business. He received his Real Estate license in 2008 and was active with Coldwell Banker Riviera Realty in Manahawkin. He loved his new career and all his friends at the real-estate office.

George was an avid ceramist and continued his work from Ocean County College in Toms Rivers, where he met weekly with dear friends. Some of George’s other passions were oil painting and surf fishing.

A visitation will be held Friday, November 13, 2020 from 2:00pm-6:00pm at the Thos L. Shinn Funeral Home, 10 Hilliard Dr., Manahawkin, NJ. A Mass will be 9:30am Saturday, November 14, 2020 at St. Mary Catholic Church, West Bay Ave., Barnegat, NJ with burial to follow at the Holy Cross Cemetery, Ridge Rd., N. Arlington, NJ.

In lieu of flowers, donations in George’s name may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Society of St Mary’s Roman Catholic Church or the Salesian Missions.

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  • Visitation

    Friday, November 13, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, November 14, 2020

  • Committal Service

    Saturday, November 14, 2020

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Millie Vattelana

November 13, 2020

My Condolences are to the family and so sorry to hear of George’s passing. I worked with George for 31 years at P.I.E., he was a real gentleman and I was very proud to work with him and to also keep our friendship until he called me last week to pray for him. I will always cherish our phone calls and friendship. May he eternally Rest In Peace, much love and prayers Millie Vattelana ♥️

Donna Kunze

November 11, 2020

I met George about three years ago when he became my neighbor. We very quickly became friends. I will really miss him. My condolences to his family. He will be missed.

franco tozzini

November 11, 2020

è andato via il decano della nostra famiglia
siamo addolorati per questa perdita e per non essere con voi

Judy LoBianco

November 11, 2020

“Uncle” George was my dad‘s best friend and my brother Mark’s godfather. He was a part of our childhood for as long as I can remember. Our LoBianco family is feeling this profound loss and send condolences to Uncle George’s family. Please let us know if services are going to be planned.


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