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George R. Ely, Sr.

January 28, 1947 - October 23, 2019

Owned Family Florist in Bayonne


Service Date: October 26, 2019

In Lieu of Flowers: -

Obituaries » George R. Ely, Sr.

George R. Ely, Sr. passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at his home. He was 72.

George was born and raised in Jersey City before moving his family to Parsippany in 1976.

A graduate of Snyder High School, George opened his first florist over 50 years ago. He, then, opened Family Florist in Bayonne where he has been a dedicated member of the community for 35 years.

He was predeceased by his childhood love, beloved wife of 30 years, Deborah Ann (nee-Pascale) who passed away on June 12, 2000.

George was the loving father of George R. Ely, Jr, Tara Ely and Jill Rago and her husband, Anthony; devoted Pop to Abigayle Smith, Nicholas, Victoria and Christina Ely and Luca Rago; dear brother to Barbara Clause and her husband, Joseph; George will also be missed by his many nieces, nephews and friends.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Funeral Service at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 26th 2019 at the Par-Troy Funeral Home. 95 Parsippany Road, Parsippany. (973)887-3235 or Cremation: Private. Visiting hours will begin immediately after the funeral service and continue until 7:00 p.m.