George S. Chewey Jr, 83, passed away on August 13, 2019 at his home in Sparta, New Jersey. He was born in Rockaway, NJ and lived most of his life in Sparta.
George was a U.S. Navy Veteran and worked as a Data Technician at Picatinny Arsenal for over 20 years, retiring in 1992. After his retirement he worked as a guide at the Franklin Mineral Museum. George loved nature and had a deep faith in God. He is predeceased by his beloved wife Virginia Siergej Chewey. George is survived by his devoted daughters: Mary Chewey, Patricia Betancur and Barbara Nieves; grandfather of: Jessica, Alex and Rafael Cordero; Justin Chewey, Jonathan Betancur and Preston Nieves; great grandfather of Justin Jr, Tiffany, Brianna and Jeremy and many cousins.
Friends may call Friday, August 16, 2019 from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at the Goble Funeral Home, 22 Main St, Sparta, NJ 07871. There will be a funeral service at 10 a.m. on Saturday, followed by interment at Sparta Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in his memory to: The American Cancer Society https://www.cancer.org/ or the Alzheimer’s Research Foundation, 3152 Little Rd, Suite 146, Trinity, FL 34655 https://www.alzheimersresearchfoundation.com/.