Charles Beyer

Day and Time of Service: 12:00 noon on Monday, March 9, 2015
(please note change in date and time of funeral due to inclement weather on 3-9-15)

Location of Service: Temple Beth Ahm Yisrael, 60 Temple Drive, Springfield, N.J. 07081.
Interment: Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Wrightstown, N.J.

Shiva:  The home of Rabbi Cecelia Beyer and Gabe Rosenberg, 49 Woodcrest Circle, Springfield, N.J. 07081
Minyan Time: 8:00 p.m. each evening, and 7:00 a.m. each morning through Friday morning March 13, 2015

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Charles Beyer passed away on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 with his beloved daughter at his bedside in West Orange, NJ. He was 90. Born and raised in Camden, NJ, he lived in New York City, and made his home in Cherry Hill, NJ with his wife Paula for over 40 years. He then resided on Long Island for two years before moving to West Orange in 2013. Before serving in the U.S. Army in WWII he attended the Mastbaum University of Technology in Philadelphia, PA, where he studied marine electrical engineering. While in the Army, he served in the Ardennes, Central Europe, Northern France, the Rhineland, Normandy, and the Asiatic Pacific theater. He received a distinguished unit badge, European African Middle, Eastern Campaign Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, World War II Victory Medal, a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star. He also later served as a supervisor of an army rest and recreation center, writing, directing, and producing shows and entertainments for the troops. After the war, he worked for the Greyhound Bus Company as a Safety Director for over 40 years. He also repaired watches and jewelry. He was a member of the Free and Accepted Masons of Cherry Hill. He is predeceased by his wife Paula, who died in 2006. He is survived by his beloved daughter, Rabbi Cecelia Beyer and devoted son-in-law Gabe Rosenberg of Springfield, N.J.