Bernie Alfred Dechnik
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AGE: 78 • Voorhees
Bernie Alfred Dechnik, age 78, passed on at Wiley Mission on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012. Born June 22, 1934 in Camden, NJ, he was raised there, met & married his beloved wife Mary, had 2 children, and in the early 70's moved to Voorhees, NJ, where he singled handedly built his own home. He worked as a Naval Engineer for the Philadelphia Navy Yard for many years, where he was a highly valued & respected employee, and traveled often. He also served in the US Army as a Veteran of the Korean War. His largest contribution in life though, was as a devoted & loyal husband, father, grandfather, nephew, uncle & friend. He had a kind & generous heart & was loved by all who had the pleasure of knowing him. It also bears noting that he could fix absolutely anything. He is survived by his daughter Diane, his granddaughter, Shaylyn, grandson Aaron & numerous loving nieces and nephews. Bernie was preceded in death by his son Michael, his wife Mary, his sister, Helen & his grandson Miles.
What a happy reunion it will be in our heavenly Kingdom
LeRoy P. Wooster Funeral Home and Crematory
441 White Horse Pike
Atco, NJ 08004
Published in Courier-Post on Dec. 7, 2012