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Robert Kern
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Robert Kern, age 92, died on August 19, 2018. Born and raised in Woodbury, Robert attended Paulsboro High School. He has lived in West Deptford most of his life. Bob was drafted into the US Army in 1945. He transferred into the Marines in 1946 and served as a US Marine until his retirement in 1970. Bob was a decorated Marine and served during World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. After retirement, Bob continued working for Greenwich Twp and West Deptford Twp. He was also a member of the Mantua VFW Post #7679.

Survived by his wife of 44 years Alice (nee Kirkbride), children Charles (Denise) Manchester, Lorraine (David) Shields, Leon Manchester, 10 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his brothers George and William and twin sister Dorothy Budd.

Friends may greet the family after 10am on Friday, August 31, 2018 in St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 74 Church St, West Deptford, NJ. Memorial service will be at 11am. Interment will be private in Gloucester County Veteran’s Cemetery. Memories may be shared at www.buddfuneralhome.com.


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Visitation

Friday

31

Aug

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
St. Paul's United Methodist Church

74 Church St.
Woodbury, NJ 08086

Memorial Service

Friday

31

Aug

11:00 AM
St. Paul's United Methodist Church

74 Church St.
Woodbury, NJ 08086

Cemetery Details

Location

Gloucester County Veteran's Cemetery

240 S. Tuckahoe Rd.
Williamstown, NJ 08094

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