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Mt. Ephraim: ELWOOD “REDS” WEEKS, JR., age 61/Sears Auto Mechanic for 32 years

GEORGE S. HEWES, JR., 89, OF Audubon, former plumbing inspector

 Prayer Services were held for George S. Hewes, Jr., 89, of Audubon, NJ, who passed away on September 9, 2008.

 Beloved husband of the late Florence (nee Sanders) of Audubon. Devoted father of Janet C. Gasbarro (William) of Absecon and Betty Hewes-Eddinger (Thomas) of Haddon Heights. He was the devoted grandfather of Jeffrey Gasbarro, Alexis Hewes-Eddinger, Casey Hewes-Eddinger and the late Johnathon Gasbarro. Also survived by a sister Lurlene Flenard of Cherry Hill, a brother-in-law Arthur Sanders of FL, and many nieces and nephews.

 Mr. Hewes served as a Captain in the US Army during World War II and received the Bronze Star. He graduated Collingswood High School Class of 1938 and was a member of “Old Grads”. He owned and operated George S. Hewes, Jr. Plumbing and Heating Service for over 40 years. He was a former member of the Audubon Exchange Club. He was the Plumbing Inspector for Audubon, Oaklyn, and Berlin. Mr. Hewes was on the Planning Board of Audubon.