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George Rives

October 23, 2019

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Obituary for George Rives Holder

George “Rives” Holder passed away October 23, 2019 at 57. He loved life and people. Rives really enjoyed everyone he met and if you were lucky enough to meet him you will know what we are trying to say. Rives joined the U.S. Navy and served on the USS Nimitz. After he served his country, he worked for Powers Security. In 1992, he became a real estate agent then a broker for The Mary Holder Agency. Since 2011, Rives has been a real estate broker with The Gloria Nilson Agency. He was an avid music fan and loved outdoor activities such as camping, biking, sailing, and skateboarding.

Rives is preceded by his father Charles F. Holder Jr. and brother Charles F. Holder III. Rives leaves behind a daughter Alexandra Holder, her husband Joshua Bahl, his grandson Jaxxen Bahl, his long-time companion Doreen Sansone, mother of his daughter Angela Grassano, step children Kyle Hendricksen, Kristen Young and husband Peter and son Wesley, his mother Mary Holder, his sister Mary Zanowic and husband Peter, his stepmother June Holder, his stepbrother Billy Tompkins and wife Sue, and his stepbrother Robert Tompkins and wife Terry. Rives was the best uncle to many nieces and nephews.

A memorial gathering will be held at the Damiano Funeral Home, 191 Franklin Ave., Long Branch on Thursday, October 31 from 6-8 pm with Military Honors at 8 pm. In lieu of flowers donations are welcome for Rives grandson’s college fund; Alexandra Holder in Trust for Jaxxen Bahl, 65 Cedar Ave #C-7, Long Branch, NJ 07740. The family invites you to write a letter of condolence, share a story or make a donation by selecting the appropriate tab.


When Thursday, October 31st, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Damiano Funeral Home
191 Franklin Ave
Long Branch, NJ 07740
Additional Information With Military Honors at 8 pm.
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