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George Zydel

George J. Zydel

Tuesday, January 23rd, 1940 - Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021
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George J. Zydel, age 81 of Vernon, passed away on Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021 at the Chilton Medical Center.

Born in Jersey City to the late Frank and Helen (Kozakiewicz) Zydel, George lived in Secaucus and Hasbrouck Heights before settling in Vernon in 1976. A US Army veteran, George tirelessly served his community. His service in the volunteer fire department spanned over sixty years and three departments. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, and camping.

Predeceased by his parents; daughter Kristine Zydel; and sisters Veronica Zydel and Stella Morisett, George is survived by his loving wife Barbara (Elston) Zydel; children Corrine Davidson and husband Marc of Vernon, George Zydel, Jr. and wife Julie of Marshfield, MA, and Bruce Zydel of Locust, NJ; grandchildren Megan, Natalie, Sophia, Jake, Allysun, and Grace Zydel; and his sister, Irene Rubes; and brother, Edward Zydel.

Visitation for George will be held on Sunday, June 27th, 2021 from 4-8PM at the Ferguson—Vernon Funeral Home, 241 Route 94, (One Vanderhoof Court for GPS), Vernon, NJ 07462. A Funeral Mass will be on Monday, June 28th, 10AM at the Saint Francis de Sales RC Church in Vernon. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Vernon Fire Department. Online condolences may be offered at
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  • Visitation

    Sunday, June 27th, 2021 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Sunday, June 27th, 2021 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Ferguson - Vernon Funeral Home
    241 Route 94
    VERNON, NJ 07462
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  • Service

    Monday, June 28th, 2021 | 10:00am
    Monday, June 28th, 2021 10:00am
    St. Francis de Sales RC Church
    614 Rt . 517
    VERNON, NJ 07462
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Charles and Evelyn Rich

Posted at 10:32am
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Susan Diehn

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George had a life well lived. His beautiful family, a wonderful neighbor, a special friend. We will miss his thoughtfulness, sense of humor and his never ending kindness. We hope that soon your hearts will find comfort in the happy memories you have of him. Please accept our deepest sympathies.
Love, Sue and Mark Diehn

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