George Van Heest

October 21, 1922 - March 09, 2012 

George Van Heest

October 21, 1922 - March 09, 2012 

Obituary for George Van Heest

Van Heest, George, age 89 of Mahwah, died Friday, Mar. 9, 2012. Born in Ridgewood, George lived in Franklin Lakes for 50 years before moving to Mahwah 20 years ago. He was a US Army Air Corps Veteran serving in the Air Transport Command as an Aircraft Mechanic during World War II, a 50 year member of the Franklin Lakes Volunteer Fire Department, and a member of the Franklin Lakes United Methodist Church since 1943. George worked for many years as a self-employed carpenter and retired from the Valley Hospital in that trade.

George is survived by his loving wife Anna, his son George Jr. and his wife Bonnie of Mahwah, his son Garry and his wife Karen of Colchester, CT, and his four grandchildren: Stacie, Stephanie, Joshua, and Jacob.

Visiting hours are Monday 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Vander Plaat Funeral Home, www.vpfh.com 257 Godwin Ave., Wyckoff, NJ. Memorial Service is Tuesday, 11:00 AM at Franklin Lakes United Methodist Church, 454 Pulis Ave., Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417.

Memorial Contributions to the Franklin Lakes United Methodist Church, 454 Pulis Ave., Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417 or the Valley Hospital Foundation (Hospice), 223 North Van Dien Ave., Ridgewood, NJ 07450.

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