Bernard N. Brockman, Jr. | 1919 - 2014 | Obituary

Bernard N. Brockman, Jr.  
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Bernard N. Brockman, Jr.

Born: August 16, 1919
Died: June 23, 2014

Brockman, Bernard N., Jr. "Bud". Monday, June 23, 2014. Age 94. Beloved husband of the late Mary Farrell Brockman, father of Edward, James (Kathy), Nick (Denise) Brockman and the late Susan Brockman Sharp, grandfather of Amy (Drew) Everhart, Andrew, Bobby, Colene, Nicholas, Rebecca Brockman, great-grandfather of Will Everhart, and brother of David (Gail) Brockman, the late Ned and Don (Reggie) Brockman. Also survived b y numerous nieces and nephews. Bud graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1941, then immediately joined the Marines. He was a member of the Third Marine Division during World War II and was involved in the invasions of Bouganville, Guam and Iwo Jima. He was awarded the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart. Following a sales career, he joined the purchasing department of the City of Cincinnati retiring in 1987. He assisted in the renovation of the Union Terminal building as the Museum Center. He also volunteered at the Public Library and Mercy Hospital Anderson where he was Volunteer of the Year, and earned 8000 hours award. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Guardian Angels Church, Mt. Washington, Saturday, June 28 at 10:30am. Visitation in the Church Foyer from 9:30am. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Society of St. Vincent de Paul or Hospice of Cincinnati. Condolences may be expressed at rohdefuneral.com

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