Bernard Joseph Woods

September 27, 1924November 22, 2018

Bernard Joseph Woods, age 94, of Lakewood, NJ passed away on Thursday November 22, 2018 at the Shorrock Gardens Long Term Care Center in Brick, NJ. Bernard was born September 27, 1924, and he was the son of the late Mary and James Woods. Born and raised in Jersey City, Bernard was a resident of Rochelle Park for 21 years prior to moving to the Lyons Head section of Lakewood 24 years ago. He retired as a nuclear technician for the Public Service Electric and Gas Company Nuclear Powerplant in Salem County, NJ after over 38 years of service. Bernard was a US Navy Veteran of World War II, participating in the Normandy invasion at Omaha Beach. He is survived by his beloved wife of 71 years, Doris; two sons, Bob Woods and his wife Carol, Bernie Woods; a sister, Marge Harty; two grandchildren, Deanna Critchley and Sabrina Woods; four great-grandchildren, Jackson Critchley, Eva Critchley, Julianna Critchley, and Sienna Woods. Following private arrangements, Bernard will be laid to rest in the BG William C. Doyle New Jersey Veterans Cemetery in Wrightstown, NJ. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Woods family.


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