Ellsworth George Lare

E. George Lare of Warren, NJ, age 85, passed away at home surrounded by family on February 26, 2018. Born in Morristown, NJ, he grew up in Madison, NJ. He graduated from Central Avenue School and then Madison High School in 1950. George joined the US Navy and served from 1951-1955 on DDE507 Destroyer Escort. He worked at PSE&G in Summit, NJ for 38 years before retiring.

George was a volunteer fireman for the Warren Community #3 since 1963. He was a Church Deacon. He enjoyed wonderful hobbies such as fishing, hunting, gardening, golf and wood working, making cabinets.

He leaves behind his wife of 62 years Wilberta (Werner) Lare; his children Cindy Louise (Lare) Murphy and her husband Kevin, Harry Steven Lare and his wife Diana , Linda Caroline (Lare) Fossett and her husband Jeffrey, Rebecca Mae (Lare) Fallon and her husband Robert, and Catherine Heidi Lare; 12 grandchildren and a sister Sharon (Lare) Goettert and her husband Ed.

Visitation will be held on Friday, March 2, 2018 from 4-8 p.m. at Higgins Home for Funerals, 752 Mountain Blvd., Watchung, NJ. A service will be held on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 10 a.m. at the funeral home followed by entombment at Somerset Hills Memorial Park, Basking Ridge.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to: The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, PO Box 3049, Syracuse, NY 13220-3049 or American Diabetes Association, 2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900, Arlington, VA 22202 or Parkinson's Foundation, 1359 Broadway, Suite 1509, New York, NY 10018 or the charity of your choice.