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Edward H. Bertel Jr. Veteran
January 29, 2021


Auburn – Edward H. Bertel Jr., 90, of a longtime resident of Auburn died peacefully in his home with his family by his side on Friday, January 29, 2021.

Mr. Bertel was married for 60 years to the late Jacqueline E. (Auger) Bertel, who died in 2011. He is survived by a son, Edward W. Bertel of Florida; three daughters, Marlene Dodge of Holden, Darlene Skog of Worcester and Charlene Lyne of Worcester; 4 grandchildren, Ryan Dodge, Erica Dodge, Lori Annis and Brittney Lyne; 4 great grandchildren, Emily Dodge, Jack Dodge, Ayden Hortance, Declan Annis and Madison Annis and many nephews and nieces.

Edward was born in Worcester, son of the late Edward and Mary Bertel and proudly served in the United States Army during the Korean War as a 1st Class Sergeant.

Mr. Bertel worked for 28 years at Sjogren Tool and Die Company and then worked another 10 years for D & S Manufacturing Company before retiring in 1995. He was a longtime member of Saint Joseph’s Church in Auburn.

The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to JHC Hospice of the Jewish Healthcare for the exceptional care and love that was shown to Edward during his final days.

Funeral services are being held privately with burial next to his wife in Notre Dame Cemetery, Worcester. Alfred Roy & Sons Funeral Home 12 Hamond St. Worcester is directing arrangements.

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Alfred Roy & Sons Funeral Home
12 Hammond St.
Worcester, MA 01610