LeRoy J. Schenck
Bridgewater- LeRoy J. Schenck, 92, died on Sunday, April 4, 2021. Son of the late WIlliam R. and Madeline Schenck, LeRoy was one of 5 children. Born in Somerville, he was a lifelong resident of Bridgewater. LeRoy was a US Navy WWII Veteran and recipient of the WWII Victory Medal. He worked for Union Carbide as a still operator for over 45 years retiring in 1990. LeRoy was a member of the American Legion Post 1000 in Somerville, VFW Post 2290 in Somerville, and a Life Member of the US Navy Cruiser Sailors Association. LeRoy was an avid walker and could be seen in town walking 6-7 miles per day. He enjoyed gardening, scrapping, and working around outside of his house. He was predeceased by his beloved wife, Barbara A. Schenck in 2005; son, LeRoy J. Schenck, Jr. in 2015; and grandson, Craig Schenck in 2010. He leaves behind to cherish his memory his beloved son, Michael J. Schenck and wife, Jamie of Shrewsbury, Barbara A. Pokol and husband, Frank of Bridgewater; grandchildren, Stacy Florio, Jason Schenck, Joey Schenck, Sean Schenck and Alicia Schenck; and 6 great-grandchildren . Visiting hours will be held from 4-7 PM on Monday, April 12, 2021 at the Bridgewater Funeral Home, 707 East Main Street, Bridgewater, NJ 08807. Funeral services will be held 10 AM on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at the funeral home followed by burial at New Cemetery in Somerville. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice.
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