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It is with great sadness that I write to you informing you that George Laurie died early this evening. He fought an uphill battle for a year-and-a-half. He appreciated all the thoughts and prayers from each of you.
I will be making arrangements with Norman Dean Funeral Home tomorrow.
George would want donations in his name given to the DAHS in lieu of flowers. Please inform me how checks should be made payable and where they should be sent.
Thank you for your friendship to George over the years.
September 18th, 2014
George Conrad Laurie
George passed away in Dover, NJ on September 18, 2014. He was 69 years old.
He was born August 18, 1945, and raised and spent most of his life in Dover, NJ.
He worked in computer operations for Picatinny Federal Credit Union in Rockaway Twp., NJ for many years.
Some of his loves in life were working as a radio announcer and disk jockey as well as the Dover Area Historical Society which he was a trustee of, as well as the author of their newsletter and the curator of the museum. He was also co-author of the book Dover: Images of America.
He was predeceased by his brother Maurice D. Laurie in 2011.
George is survived by his beloved wife of 31 years, Lynn Elizabeth (Acker) Laurie of Dover, NJ. He is also survived by his loving children Sean Conrad Laurie of Dover and Blair Alyssa Laurie of NY City. His brothers Frank Laurie of Lake Hopatcong and Robert Laurie of Randolph also survive him.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday September 23, 2014 at 10am at Norman Dean Home for Services, 16 Righter Ave, Denville NJ 07834. Interment will follow at Restland Memorial Park in East Hanover. Friends may visit at the funeral home on Monday from 2-4 & 7-9pm.
Donations should be made to the
Dover Area Historical Society
Dover NJ 07802-0609
Norman Dean Home for Services