George L. Ware
July 4, 1946 – April 1, 2021
George L. Ware died on Thursday, April 1, 2021 in Lakewood. He was 74 years old. He was born in Jersey City, NJ. He attended Dickinson High School and Snyder High School in Jersey City, NJ. He attended Thomas Edison State University for several years and John Jay College of Criminal Justice in NYC. He was a U.S. Marine during the Vietnam era.
After several years living in Bayonne, NJ, he moved to Elmwood Park, NJ where he lived for over 30 years before retiring to Toms River, NJ in 2014.
George started his career in law enforcement as a police officer in Hoboken for 7 years and Bayonne for 1 year. After which he was an owner/operator for North American Van Lines for over 10 years. Then following as an Operations Manager for several local moving companies for about another 10 years. George then worked for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Protective Service as a Senior Personnel Security Specialist from 1995 to 2014. His position supported other law enforcement agencies such as GSA, US Marshals, NYPD, and the FBI. Over the years, George received numerous awards, certificates, and letters of appreciation from various law enforcement agencies. After retiring he started his own home repair and home construction business. George was active in numerous organizations. He was a leader with the Boy Scouts of America Troop #56 in Elmwood Park, NJ, a member of the American Legion Veterans Post #147 for 26 years and a member of the Elks Lodge #60, Masonic Lodge #67, Knights Templars Lodge #1, and the Federal Police Officers Association local PBA #121.
George is welcome to heaven by his loving and devoted wife of 21 years, Maureen, and his parents Leonard and Frances. He is survived by his 3 brothers - William Ware and his wife Celeste, Thomas Ware and his wife Eileen, and John Ware; and his 4 children – Rusty Ware and his wife Shareen, Jeffrey Ware and his wife Christina, Barbara Amalfitano, and Kris Ware; also 2 grandchildren – Zachary Amalfitano and Gavin Ware; 4 nieces – Amanda Ware Morin, Jennifer Ware, Angela Ware, Sheena Park, and 2 nephews – Brian Ware and John N. Ware.
You will remain in our hearts forever.
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George L. Ware
April 7, 2021
I know our years of spending time together where limited, but I will have my childhood memories with you, mom, and my brothers to hold on too. Your last text to me was for Zach and I to say safe, because I don't want to lose you guys to Covid! Rest in peace with Maureen.
April 6, 2021
You left us too soon brother
You are loved and will always be missed
Patricia Weckesser- Johnson
April 5, 2021
Deepest sympathy to my children, an the Ware family. Always in my heart & thoughts. Much Love Mom / Pat....
April 4, 2021
No words could ever describe what you mean to me, as a father, as a role model and my best friend.; you were my personal Super Hero pop! The man you were and the life you lived will always be to me what shaped my life, my world and the man that I have become. You, mom and Maureen all believed in me even when I didn’t believe in myself and for that I will be forever grateful to call you my parents. Being your son was the honor of a lifetime, a privilege so few I know in this life will ever have and that’s to be unconditionally loved, supported and be told they’re proud of who you are by the man that made you despite your faults and shortcomings! I miss you dad and I love you more then I could ever express in any form or medium... You have and will always be my best friend, my father, my hero and my inspiration for life and all it’s wonders! I will always strive to be as special of a human being as you were and continue to make you proud until we meet again...
Love Now and Until The End of Time,
April 3, 2021
You are finally at peace and joined with my sister Maureen, your wife. You were a great husband and friend. Rest in peace.