George Edward Maxwell

January 7, 1936May 21, 2014
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George Edward Maxwell, 78, of Garwood, NJ formerly of Union, NJ passed away on May 21, 2014 at Overlook Medical Center, Summit. George was a veteran of the United States Navy and served on the USS Cavalla during the Korean War. Before retirement he was employed as a property manager at Cushman &Wakefield. He currently worked at The Home Depot as a sales associate in the paint department. George was a member of the Union Elks Lodge # 1583. He was an avid golfer and bowler and bowled with the Downtown Vets. Beloved husband of the late Audrey Maxwell. Loving father of Amanda Maxwell and Hokie. He is also survived by many cousins. Visitation will take place on Tuesday, May 27th from 3-7 at the McCracken Funeral Home 1500 Morris Ave., Union. A service will take place at the funeral home on Tuesday at 6:30 pm. Cremation will be private.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in George’s name to New Jersey Elks Camp Moore, 281 Chestnut St., Union NJ 07083.


  • Visitation Tuesday, May 27, 2014
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, May 27, 2014

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Bob Reinisch

March 22, 2015

On behalf of the United States Submarine Veterans (On USSVI), we offer our sincere condolences to Amanda Maxwell and Hokie and all of the Maxwell family and friends in your loss and sorrow. May God whisper peace into your hearts and comfort and heal them. We are grateful for George's service to our country in the U.S. Submarine Service. To our Brother of the Dolphin "Sailor, rest your oar. We have the watch. May you rest in peace and may God bless your loved ones who remain. Thank you for your service to our country." -- Chaplain Bob Reinisch, National Chaplain United States Submarine Veterans, USSVI.

Lauren Borawski

May 27, 2014

Amanda - you are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Please don't hesitate to ask if you need us for anything. Love to you and Hokie.

-Lauren, Matt and Jade

Chip and Dana

May 27, 2014

God Bless and peace to you Amanda

May 26, 2014

Mat God bless you and your family during this most difficult time. Draw close to and he will draw close to you. I did not know Mr. Maxwell but, my prayers are with you all.

May 24, 2014

Amanda...May God strengthen and comfort you during this time of bereavement. You're in my daily prayers. ;-)

Kathleen Ryan

May 24, 2014

Amanda.... I loved you're Dad like I love mine.... A true gentleman and the kindest heart.... I will miss him soooo much.... My heart just breaks for you..... ??

Karen and Tom Ahearn

May 23, 2014

Amanda May your memories provide you with comfort and inner peace