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George J. Azar

July 26, 1941 November 21, 2018
George J. Azar
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George J. Azar, of Cherry Hill, NJ passed away peacefully with family on November 21, 2018 at the age of 77. Loving husband of Kay (nee Forrest), father of Todd (Heidi) and Robyn (Steve) and "Pop" to Andrew, Zach, Ryan, Jake, Kyle and Hannah. George was originally from Johnstown, PA where he was the oldest of 6 siblings (Janet, Jim, Kathy, Mary Beth and David (deceased). He excelled as a 3 sport athlete including a state wrestling championship and all-state honors in football. George also held the local home run record in baseball which stood for over 30 years. George's career continued at Michigan State University where he played football and baseball, as well as met his wife Kay (55 years). His professional career included stints as a football and wrestling coach at Lafayette College and an assistant coach to Harry Gamble at the University of Pennsylvania. His last stop was an executive position with the Philadelphia Eagles.

George's happiest moments came when attending various sporting events of his children and grandchildren. His first and last appearance at the local little league spanned 45 years.

Visitation will be held from 9:00AM-11:00AM on Friday November 30, 2018 at Trinity Presbyterian Church located at 499 Marlton Pike East, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034, immediately followed by a memorial service and then internment at Locustwood Memorial Park located at 1500 Rt. 70 West, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002.

In lieu of flowers, donations are welcome in the name of George to Trinity Presbyterian Church or The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society located at 100 N. 20th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103.


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Visitation

Friday

30

Nov

9:00 AM 11/30/2018 9:00:00 AM - 10:45 AM 11/30/2018 10:45:00 AM
Trinity Presbyterian Church

499 Route 70 East
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034

Trinity Presbyterian Church
499 Route 70 East Cherry Hill 08034 NJ
United States

Service

Friday

30

Nov

11:00 AM 11/30/2018 11:00:00 AM
Trinity Presbyterian Church

499 Route 70 East
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034

Trinity Presbyterian Church
499 Route 70 East Cherry Hill 08034 NJ
United States

Graveside

Friday

30

Nov

12:15 PM 11/30/2018 12:15:00 PM
Locustwood Memorial Park

1500 Marlton Pike West
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

Locustwood Memorial Park
1500 Marlton Pike West Cherry Hill 08002 NJ
United States
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