SUSSEX BOROUGH - George W. Little, 76, passed away Monday, April 14, 2014, at his home.
Born in Sussex to the late Nathaniel and Helen (Park) Little, George graduated from Sussex High School in 1955 and had lived in the Sussex-Wantage area all of his life. He served in the United States Army National Guard for three years.
George was a carpenter and was a member of the New Jersey Carpenters Union Local 620. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Sussex, Sussex County Agricultural Society, Past Master and member of the Wantage Grange No. 78 since 1957, New Jersey State Grange, and the National Grange. He participated in the Sussex County Farm and Horse Show and won many awards for flowers and vegetables.
George is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Katherine (Bennett Auberger); his two sons, Wayne Little and his wife, Martha, of Augusta, and Perry Little and his wife, Sharon, of Wantage; his daughter, Wendy Kovach and her husband, Alex "Shon," of Franklin; his two brothers, Donald Little, of Walden, N.Y., and John Little, of Wantage; his five grandchildren, Bradley Little and his wife, Rena, Mimely Little, Keith Little, and Alex and Kara Kovach; and his two great-grandchildren, Kaylee and Everett Little.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, April 19, at Pinkel Funeral Home, 31 Bank St. (Route 23), Sussex. Interment will follow at Beemerville Cemetery. Friends may pay their respects to the family from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, April 18, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations may be made in George's memory to the Sussex Fire Department and EMS Squad, 25 Loomis Ave., Sussex, NJ 07461; the Wantage Grange No. 78, c/o Pinkel Funeral Home, 31 Bank St. (Route 23), Sussex, NJ 07461; or the First Baptist Church of Sussex, 4 East Main St., Sussex, NJ 07461.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.pinkelfuneralhome.com