New Jersey State AFL-CIO Mourns Loss of Former IBEW Local 351 Business Manager George J. Fenwick

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of George J. Fenwick, former IBEW Local 351 Business Manager.

George J. Fenwick began his career as a rank-and-file electrician with Local 211 in 1958, before becoming an officer at that same union two decades later. In 1995, after Local 211 merged with Locals 592 and 439 to form Local 351, he became the new union’s first business manager. He remained in this position until his retirement.

A dedicated trade-unionist, George J. Fenwick embodied the values that we work every day to uphold, and our entire labor family mourns his passing. His lifelong commitment to the labor movement and his dedication to his family and friends will ensure that his memory lives on. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this difficult time.

For those wishing to pay their respects, a viewing will be held on Monday evening, October 15th at the Wimberg Funeral Home, 211 E. Great Creek Road, Galloway, New Jersey from 5pm to 8pm. The visitation will take place the following morning, October 16th, at St. Elizabeth’s Church, 591 New Jersey Avenue, Absecon, New Jersey from 9:30am to 10:30am, with the service immediately following.

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