George Brown Ford

Mr. Ford, 73, of Jackson, died Nov. 21, 2011, at Kimball Medical Center, Lakewood. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Mr. Ford was employed as a truck driver by Paul’s Trucking Company, Edison. Surviving are his wife of 38 years, Sara V. Ford; four sons, Allan Ford of North Arlington, George Ford of Baytown, Texas, Andrew Ford of Jackson, and Francis Ford of Jersey City; four daughters, Cathy Ford of Bethlehem, Pa., Margie Ford of Sanford, N.C., Maryanne Addud of Medford, and Sarita Ford of Jackson; a brother, Pat Ford of Lanoka Harbor; three sisters, Catherine Lowe of Rockville, Md., Marylin McGowan of Toms River, and Jane Murphy of Kearny; 17 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and his former wife, Margaret Tomasko of Sanford, N.C. A funeral liturgy was offered at St. Veronica’s Roman Catholic Church, Howell, followed by interment at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Lakewood. Arrangements were by the George S. Hassler Funeral Home, Jackson. Memorial donations may be made to the American Lung Association, 1031 Route 22West, Suite 203, Bridgewater, NJ 08807.