George E. Milne

George E. Milne, 85, passed away on Monday, Aug. 19, 2013 at Jersey Shore
Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. He was born and raised in
Jersey City and lived in Middletown before moving to Neptune. George
proudly served our country during World War II in the U.S. Navy. He was a
Jersey City firefighter for thirty-five years where he attained the rank of
Deputy Chief. He earned his B.S. in Fire Science and Business Administration
from Jersey City State College in 1979. George was a devoted and loving
husband, father, Pop-Pop, brother, uncle, and friend. He enjoyed golfing and
spending time with the "Briody Bunch" in Rumson. He was also an avid Mets
and Giants fan. What he loved most of all was spending time with his family
and friends.

George was predeceased by his parents, Andrew and Mary (Hopf) Milne and
his sisters, Kay Keelan and Marie Ashkenis. Surviving him are his beloved
wife of 55 years, Patricia A. (Murphy) Milne; his sons, George of Michigan,
Michael and wife Irene of Millstone, David of Howell, Gregory and wife Gail
of Middletown, Kevin and wife Michele Walter of Atlantic Highlands; and his
daughter, Erin and husband Brendan Drew of Atlantic Highlands. Also
surviving are his seven adored grandchildren, Lauren, Ryan, Kelsey, Andrew
and Sarah Milne, and Fiona and Colin Drew.

Visitation will take place on Thursday, August 22, 2013 from 2-4 and 7-9
p.m. at John E. Day Funeral Home, 85 Riverside Avenue, Red Bank, NJ
07701. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Holy Innocence Church in
Neptune on Friday, August 23, 2013 at 10 a.m. with interment to follow at
St. Catharine's Cemetery in Sea Girt. Please visit George's memorial website
by visiting In lieu of flowers donations may
be made to Mary's Place by the Sea, P.O. Box #86, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756.

Printed in the  Asbury Park Press
Our prayers and thoughts go out to the Milne
family. Pat lost her beloved husband  George on
Notes of condolences may be sent to:
Patricia Murphy Milne
15 Tall Pines Drive
Neptune, NJ 07753