George J. "Chip" Powers Jr.

George "Chip" J. Powers, Jr.

AGE: 54 • Jackson Twp.

George "Chip" J. Powers, Jr., 54, of Jackson Twp., NJ, passed away on Thursday, May 1, 2014, at AristaCare at Manchester, Manchester, NJ. He was born in Ft. Belvoir, VA, and has resided in Jackson Twp., for the past 50 years. George was a communicant of St. Aloysius Roman Catholic Church in Jackson Twp. He was also a member of the Elks Lodge, Jackson Twp. Mr. Powers was employed as a manager for Bed Bath and Beyond for the past year. Prior to that, he was a manager for The Home Depot for 12 years and Advanced Auto for 3 years.

He is survived by his parents, George and Maureen Powers, Sr. of Manchester, NJ; his daughter, Taylor Rae Powers of Oxford, FL; his stepdaughter, Dana Gelber and her husband, Scott of Plainview, LI; his sister, Karen Boyle and her husband, Timothy of Jackson Twp.; his step-grandchildren, Vanessa and Russell Gelber; his aunts and uncles, Beverly and Stanley Martowlis of Clark, NJ, Arlene and David Leslie of Manchester, NJ, and Patricia and William Westrol of Shamong, NJ; numerous cousins; and all his many close friends that stood by him; and his faithful companion dog, Emily.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his memorial gathering from 1-4 PM on Saturday, May 10, 2014, with his Memorial Service at 3:30 PM at the George S. Hassler Funeral Home, 980 Bennetts Mills Rd., Jackson Twp., NJ 08527. If so desired, memorial donations may be made in George's memory to the , 2310 Route 34, Suite 1D, Manasquan, NJ 08736,, or to the , New Jersey Office, CenterPointe II, Suite 103, 1160 Route 22 East, Bridgewater, NJ 08807 and would be greatly appreciated. For directions, further information, and to send condolence messages to the family, please visit

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George S. Hassler Funeral Home
980 Bennetts Mills Rd. Jackson Township, NJ 08527
(732) 364-6808

Published in Asbury Park Press on May 8, 2014