Charles S. Deczynski
AGE: 92 • Jamesburg
Charles S. Deczynski passed at home Tuesday morning, February 12th at the age of 92. Born in the Ironbound district of Newark, to first generation Polish immigrants, Mr. Deczynski lived in Little Rocky Hill, before moving to Jamesburg in 1954. He owned Boro Television, Sayreville for 19 years before retiring in 1987. Previously he was employed by the RCA Corp., Rahway. Mr. Deczynski was a semi-professional center-field baseball player with major league aspirations before being drafted for military service. He was a decorated veteran of the US Army
during World War II
, attaining the rank of Sergeant with the 6th Squadron of the 16th Cavalry, Reconnaissance Squadron. He served as expert rifleman, 2nd class gunner machine gunman and high-speed radio operator in Central Europe and Africa. He was past secretary of the 16th cavalry reunion group. He was an avid gardener who loved hard work, summer days, sunshine and golf. He will be sorely missed.
He is predeceased by his sister Kathleen Jasinski in 2010. Surviving is his wife of 61 years Agnes Lange, his son Wayne and his wife Magally of New Hope, PA, his daughter Diane of Hollis, NH and his two granddaughters Sara and Alisa of New Hope, PA.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, February 15th at the Lester Memorial Home, 16 W. Church St., Jamesburg. Burial will follow in the NJ Veterans Cemetery, Wrightstown, NJ. Visitation with the family will on Friday from 9 a.m. until the time of the service.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Veteran's
. To send condolences to the family or for directions to the funeral home visit www.LesterMemorialHome.com