George J. Thorne, fondly known as "Jud", 79, of Holmdel, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at Bayshore Community Hospital in Holmdel, New Jersey. Jud was born on October 14, 1939 in South Amboy, New Jersey and was raised in Holmdel, New Jersey, where he lived for his entire life. Before retirement, Jud worked for the Department of Aging for the State of New Jersey with Monmouth County for many years. Jud was a beloved part of his community, as well as a devout parishioner of St. John's United Methodist Church.
He was predeceased by his parents, George and Edna Thorne and his dear brother, Garrett C. Thorne. Jud is survived by his loving sister-in-law, Yvonne Thorne, his cherished nephew, Gary Thorne and his wife Jillian, his adoring niece, Jennifer Thorne and her husband Mike Ford, and his treasured great nephew, Cameron Ford, along with many special friends he has made over the years. Jud will be greatly missed, but never forgotten.
Family and friends are invited to visit on Saturday evening, May 11, 2019 from 6:00 to 9:00 PM at the Shore Point Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 3269 State Highway/Route 35 North, Hazlet, New Jersey 07730. A prayer service will be offered on Saturday evening at approximately 6:30 PM. In respect of his family's wishes, Jud will be privately cremated. For information, directions, or to send condolences to the family, please visit, www.shorepointfh.com.