Michael Germak, Jr., 86, of Toms River passed away on March 4th, 2014 at Community Medical Center in Toms River. Born in Scranton, PA, he resided in Bloomfield prior to moving to Toms River in 2001. Michael was a United States Air Force Veteran and worked as a Chef for the Marriott Hotel in East Hanover for many years. He was predeceased by his sisters Helen Burke, Alice Zielenski and Ann Buffardi. Surviving are his loving wife of 55 years Noriko, daughter Noriko and husband Tom Kowalewski of Bayville, son Nicholas Germak of Newtown, CT, grandchildren Justin, Thomas, Michele and Nicole and cousins Alan and wife Kristin Buffardi of Long Valley, NJ and David and wife Janet Buffardi of Westminster, CA. Visitation will be Thursday March 6th, 2014 from 6-9pm at the Quinn-Hopping Funeral Home, 26 Mule Road, Toms River, NJ 08755. A Funeral Service will be offered on Friday March 7th, 2014 at 11:30am at Quinn-Hopping Funeral Home. Interment will be private. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.quinn-hoppingfh.com.