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George Paul Jindela

May 19, 1922 - April 18, 2020

U.S. Veteran

Purchaser for Maxwell House

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Obituaries » George Paul Jindela

George Paul Jindela, of Parsippany, died in hospice care at CareOne in Morristown after a short illness. He was 97.

Mr. Jindela was born in Jersey City in 1922 to the late Bertha (nee-Steffel) and William Jindela, and grew up on Paterson Plank Road in North Bergen. He attended local schools and despite the Depression, eventually found work. He enlisted in the United States Army after the outbreak of World War II, where he enrolled in several radio courses, was cleared for cryptographic work, and served in Europe as an operator. He achieved the rank of sergeant before being honorably discharged.

After the war, he attended the University of Miami on the G.I. Bill. He returned home and did some graduate work at Columbia. He also attended R.C.A. Institute, and he earned an F.C.C. amateur radio transmitter license.

In 1954, he met and married Filomena Antoinette Polito. The resided in Jersey City before moving to Parsippany in 1958.

Mr. Jindela retired fro mthe Maxwell House coffee plant in Hoboken, where he worked in the purchasing department as a buyer.

He was predeceased by his parents, Bertha and William; his brothers: Willy, Rudy and Joe; and his sisters: Evelyn and Edith.

Survivors include his son, George M. (Matthew) and his many cousins, nieces and nephews.

Funeral Arrangements were under the direction of the Par-Troy Funeral Home in Parsippany and his interment took place at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in East Hanover.