August 27, 1928 - December 13, 2016
George Bernard, age 88, of Hillsborough, NJ passed peacefully on December 13, 2016 at Foothill Acres in Hillsborough, NJ. He was born on August 27, 1928 the son of the late Elphage and Netlalia Bernard. George served twenty two years in the US Navy from 1945 to 1966 serving in the 6th and 7th Fleet. he was awarded World War II Victory, American Theatre Medal, Asiatic Pacific Theatre Medal, China Service Medal, Navy Occupation Medal, Good Conduct Medal (5 stars), Korean Service Medal (1star), United Nations Medal and National Defense Service Medal. After his time in the service, George worked as a Hyperbaric Chamber Operator from 1967-1989 at Mt. Sinai Hospital in NYC. George was also a member of the Raritan River Boat Club, VFW Post 8371 of Hillsborough, NJ and Fleet Reserve Branch 124. George loved boating, playing cards, fixing things and spending time with his family. George is predeceased by his wife of 66 years, June Bernard and his son, James Bernard and by 2 brothers Albert Bernard and Victor Bernard and by a sister Edna Goehning. He is survived by his four daughters, Gladys Wilder of Hillsborough, NJ, Georgia Susor and her husband Robert of Liberty Twp., OH, Eileen Donaldson of Palm Harbor, Fl, Barbara Simms of Hillsborough, NJ and a daughter-in-law, Gloria Bernard of Princeton Jct., NJ, by his brother Richard Bernard of Norfolk, VA and by his sisters Betty Kachmar of Lawrenceville, NJ and Alice Bernard Stout of Trenton, NJ. He is also survived by 10 Grandchildren; Sherry, January, Matthew, Amanda, Lindsey, Michael, Carly, James, Jessica and Adam; 10 Great-Grandchildren; Stella, Rhys, James, Emily. Mackenzie, Gavin, Owen, Addison, Austin and Kendall. The viewing will be on Friday, December 16, 2016 from 5 to 8 pm at the Ketusky Funeral Home, 1310 Brooks Blvd., Manville, NJ. (908)575-8512. The Funeral will be on Saturday December 17, 2016 10:30 am at the Ketusky Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Rocky Hill Cemetery in Rocky Hill, NJ. For additional information please visit our website at www.ketusky.com.
George Bernard, age 88, of Hillsborough, NJ passed peacefully on December 13, 2016 at Foothill Acres in Hillsborough, NJ. He was born on August 27, 1928 the son of the late Elphage and Netlalia Bernard. George served twenty two years in the... View Obituary & Service Information
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