Albert C. Bauer Sr, 88, Jersey City, passed away peacefully on July 29, 2013 surrounded by the love of his family. Albert was born in Jersey City to John & Dora (Wengler). Al proudly joined the Marine Corps during World War II, fighting in Guadalcanal and serving in China as a Staff Sergeant before his Honorable Discharge in 1946. When home on leave in 1945, Al married his beloved Teresa Berberick and together they raised six wonderful children. As a career long member of Local Union #3 IBEW, Al served as a shop steward and recording secretary. Al was employed as a machinist for Lightollier in Jersey City. He was a member of the VFW Post 4715 and American Legion Post 348. Al loved spending time with his family and spent many happy days boating and fishing with his sons. He will be dearly missed.
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Al was predeceased in 2009 by his beloved wife of 64 years Teresa, his parents, and his two siblings, John and Ruth (Blischak). He leaves his children Joanne and Jim Murphy, Normandy Beach, Janet and Bob Nevill, Brick, Joyce and Ron Chevistick, Neptune Antoinette and Albert Bauer, Jr., Brick, Judith and Raymond Nickerson, Wall and Lori and Tom Bauer, Neptune. He also leaves 18 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, brother-in-law Michael Blischak, nephew Dennis Blischak, and many loving relatives and friends.
Visiting will be held at O'Brien Funeral Home, 505 Burnt Tavern Road, Brick, on Friday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00PM. A Funeral Service will be held at 10:00am on Saturday at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Manasquan. Entombment will follow at Woodbridge Memorial Gardens, Woodbridge. In lieu of flowers, donations in Al's name are requested to the Wounded Warrior Project c/o VFW Post 41715, 603 St. Louis Ave, Pt. Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742. For condolences and directions, visit www.obrienfuneralhome.com.
O'Brien Funeral Home
505 Burnt Tavern Road Brick, NJ 08724
Published in Asbury Park Press from July 31 to Aug. 1, 2013