Friday, August 13, 2010

1962 - George Ernest "Cop" Hearn

From the Bi-State Weekly Nov 2, 1962

George "Cop" Hearn succumbs at 87

George Ernest "Cop" Hearn, 87, died Monday in Nanticoke Memorial Hospital, following a long illness.

Mr. Hearn, always known as "cop" here, was a retired policeman and former constable of Sussex County. He was a charter member of the Delmar Fire Department.

Born in Sussex county, his parents were the late John H. and Sarah E. Hearn. His wife, Mrs Amelia C. Hearn died several years ago.

He is survived by two sons, George J. of Delmar, and Edward of Detroit, Mich; four grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and a sister Mrs. Harvey Reed, of Philadelphia.

Funeral services were conducted yesterday (Thursday) from the Marvel funeral Home by the Rev. John w. Townsend, a retired Methodist minister. Interment was in Mount Olive Cemetery.

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