Charles Bernard

Obituary of Charles E. Bernard

Charles E. Bernard, of Clayton, New Jersey, passed away on Tuesday, May 9, 2023. He was 79.



Born and raised in Philadelphia, Charles graduated from West Catholic and then served in the United States Marine Corps Reserves. Following his time in the Service, Charles had a very successful career as a Real Estate Broker who operated his own Agency for more than 40 years.


Away from work, Charles enjoyed fishing and cheering on the Philadelphia Sports teams. Most of all, he enjoyed the many cruises he went on with his beloved wife, Deborah, that she will cherish as his legacy.


Charles will be fondly remembered for his philanthropic, generous outreach to the community and clients he served which fostered countless relationships and friendships that have lasted throughout the years.



Charles is the beloved husband of Deborah (Nee Felke); grandfather of Christopher Bernard; dear brother of Joseph (Toni)Bernard, Mary Ann Bernard & Frances (John) Gunheim.


Farewell Tribute

Charles' family will celebrate his life with a Private Funeral and Interment. Please share a memory to keep Charles' memory alive.

 In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Animal Shelter of Gloucester County, 1200 N. Delsea Dr, Clayton, NJ 08312,

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