George Rausch, 81, of Toms River for over 15 years and formerly of East Rutherford, passed away on October 3, 2017. For 35 years he worked for NJ Bell in Newark as a field engineer, retiring in 1988. George enjoyed boating, fishing and traveling. Beloved father of Diane Thumann and her husband Bill, George H. Rausch and his wife Nora, Annette Schaab and her husband Bob, Colleen Zaragoza and her husband Anthony and Michele Donofrio and her husband Matt. Cherished grandpa and pop-pop of Lauren Thumann and her fiancé Sam, Danielle Severs and her husband James, Amanda Mucllari and her fiancé Dave, Dallas Mucllari, Chelsey Rausch, George “G” Rausch, Alyce Pocini and her husband Dan, Bobby Schaab and his wife Gigi, Bridgette Schaab, Anthony Zaragoza, Nicholas Zaragoza, Matthew Donofrio, Jr., Marissa Donofrio and one great granddaughter Arabella. Loving companion of Linda. Also survived by his former wife Lorraine Rausch. Funeral service at the Kimak Funeral Home, 425 Broad Street, Carlstadt on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 10:00 AM. Entombment Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington. Visitation Friday 4-8 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, www.stjude.org/donate.