NEW BERN - Herman T. Buhrig, 93, of New Bern, died Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014 at CarolinaEast Medical Center.
He was a native of West New York, N.J., and was employed in the construction and grounds industry by the Sisters Order of Saint Lucy Filippini, Morristown, N.J., Sisters of Christian Charity, Farm Park, N.J., and the Carmelite Hermitage of Chester, N.J. He volunteered at the Carmelite Monastry of Blessed Virgin Mary for years after meeting his devoted friend, Mother Marie Therese of Jesus Crucified.
His funeral service is 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, at St. Paul Catholic Church with the Rev. Dan Oschwald officiating. The interment will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery.
He is survived by his wife, Lenore J. Buhrig of New Bern; one daughter, Marie Wetherington of New Bern; and five grandchildren.
The family viewing and receiving of friends is Thursday from 9 to 9:30 a.m. at Oscar's Mortuary.
Online condolences are accepted at oscarsmortuary.com.
Arrangements are by Oscar's Mortuary.