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George William Ashmore

Obituary for George William Ashmore

June 30, 1937 - June 3, 2016
Northfield, New Jersey | Age 78


George William Ashmore, 78, of Northfield, NJ entered into rest surrounded by his loving family on Friday June 3, 2016. Born in Montreal, Quebec on June 30, 1937 he was the son of the late George William and Violet Nutley Ashmore.

In George's earlier years he was Maintenance Superintendent at Imperial Tobacco, AAL Metal and Mueller Foundry in Canada before moving to the United States 33 years ago and became the owner and operator of George Ashmore Construction. George loved the outdoors, fishing, traveling, ATV riding, skiing, dancing and people. He was a big influence in the lives of his children and grand children and really loved being surrounded by family and friends. His amazing zest for life was contagious.

George will be missed and fondly remembered by his wife, Susan Hasson Ashmore of Northfield, NJ; son Steven Ashmore of Cornwall, Ontario; daughters Holly (Doug) Humphreys of Grimsby, Ontario and Susan (Jeff) Byron of Eagle, CO; his ten grandchildren; Ashley, Amanda, Katherine, Douglas, Derek, Jessica, Elise, Sam, Connor and Jillian; great-grandson Carter; sister Grace Forgach; many nieces and nephews; and his faithful golden-doodle Foxy. George was preceded in death by sons; David Ashmore and Michael Alquist.

On July 16, 2016 there will be a memorial service at sea departing promptly at 8 AM, boarding begins at 7:30 AM from Ocean City Fishing & Cruising at 228 Bay Ave, Ocean City, NJ. A Celebration of Life will follow at 11 AM please email for more information and location to Arrangements entrusted to Jeffries & Keates Funeral Home, 609-646-3400.

Sincere thanks to the entire Holy Redeemer Hospice Staff.

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228 Infield Avenue
Northfield, NJ 08225
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