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HARTEM, GEORGE “WALT”, 91, of Dennisville, NJ died peacefully at his home on January 8, 2017.
He was predeceased by his Wife of sixty years, Addine (nee Terry) and Son Kenneth. He was the last surviving Child of Samuel and Frances (nee Kubiak) Hartem.
He is survived by his Sons, Samuel, Walter, Lewis (Diane), and Glenn; nine Grandchildren; and seven Great-Grandchildren.
He served in the 24th Infantry of the United States Army during World War II with deployment in the Philippines and Japan. Upon his Honorable Discharge he married Dean and they began a family. He made his living as a local carpenter until his retirement in 1991.
He spent his retirement gardening, working on small engines, woodworking and repairing bicycles.
He will be missed by those who knew and loved him for his humor, kind words, sharp wit and caring nature.
Funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the Radzieta Funeral Home, 9 Hand Avenue, Cape May Court House. Interment will be private. Condolences at www.radzieta.com