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George Joseph Marquardt Jr., 78, of Hampstead, died Saturday, April 2, 2016, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter. George was born June 2, 1937, in Flushing, NY.

He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Lorraine Marquardt; two sons, George Marquardt (Ursula) of Alexandria, Va., and Steven Marquardt (Karen) of Chicago, Ill.; grandson, Andrew Marquardt; brother, Robert Marquardt; and sister, Maryann Harrington.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m . Tuesday, April 5, at Andrews Hampstead Chapel.

A funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 6, at All Saints Catholic Church with the Rev. John Durbin officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations in George’s memory may be made online or by mail to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.

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