George J. Babich Jr., 74, died February 23, 2021 in Cape Carteret, NC.
Born and raised in the Lambertville-New Hope area, George was a ‘65 graduate of South Hunterdon Regional High School. He studied at Gastonia College, Trenton State and Antonelli’s School of Photography. He was a heavy equipment operator in commercial landscaping. George loved the outdoors, fishing and hunting being his favorite hobbies; was a car enthusiast and loved his pets. George’s story-telling was unequalled to others and enjoyed by many. Upon retirement, he and Rita moved to the Florida Keys and subsequently to NC.
Son of the late Ruth P. and George J. Babich Sr., George is survived by his wife, Rita Garefino Babich; his brother, Peter Babich Sr. and wife, Patricia; two nephews, Peter Jr. and Scott, niece Amy Stayskal and several grand-nieces and nephews; and his lifelong friends, Albert Pickett and Richard Knoster.
A memorial service will be announced at a later date. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to your choice of military, police service organizations or animal rescues.