Date of Notice: Sunday, August 19, 2012; Burlington County Times
George Barry Mickolas, 61, of Shamong, passed away Saturday, July 28, 2012, at Deborah Heart and Lung Center, Browns Mills.
Born in Trenton, Barry resided in Shamong for the last 25 years. After graduating from Bordentown Regional High School and Rutgers University, where he was a pitcher on the University’s baseball team, Barry served in the military and then worked as an Engineer for the NJ Department of Transportation and as a commercial pilot. He was a member of the Oldsmobile Club, the Experimental Aircraft Association, and the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association. Barry was an avid Phillies fan, a history buff and animal lover, who doted on his own dogs and cats.
Son of the late George and Marie Mickolas; he is survived by his fiancée, Mary Anne Lenihan of Shamong; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Celeste and Bill Ferguson of Vacaville, CA, and Cindy and Bill Nemceff of Yardley, PA; three nephews, Bill, Kevin, and Ryan Ferguson; and his niece, Christie Marie Nemceff.
Relatives and friends may greet the family on Saturday, August 25, 2012, from 10-11AM, at the Mathis Funeral Home, 58 N. Main St., Medford. A Memorial service will follow at 11AM, at the funeral home.
Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Barry’s memory to the Burlington County Animal Shelter, County Facilities Complex–Woodlane Rd., 35 Academy Dr., Westampton, NJ 08060.