George Douglas Berkowitz

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George Douglas Berkowitz, age 48 of Hamburg, NJ, died unexpectedly Monday July 29, 2019 in Milton, DE, following injuries sustained in an automobile accident. George, known by many friends and family as Doug, was born in Passaic and grew up in Wantage Township.

A graduate of the High Point Regional High School class of 1989, Doug proudly served in the United States Army, and enjoyed a long career as a truck driver both in the military and civilian sectors. Doug was known for having a great sense of humor and a big heart. He enjoyed hip hop music, spending time in Florida, and watching funny movies.

He was predeceased in life by his son George Ryan in 2014. Survivors include his son George Gavin Berkowitz of Ft. Benning, GA, his parents George John and Mary Jane (nee Harpst) Berkowitz of Milton, DE, and his sisters Lisa Marie Patmor of Pedara, Sicily, and Melissa Berkowitz-Henni of Brooklyn, NY and his longtime companion, Elizabeth May Glennon and her daughter, Kelsey Elizabeth Glennon .

Memorial Visitation will be held Thursday August 8, 2019 from 1-4 PM with Memorial Services beginning at 4 PM, all in the Iliff-Ruggiero Funeral Home at #156 Main St. (Rt. 206) Newton, NJ. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Doug’s memory may be made to the Gary Sinise Foundation (, online condolences through

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