Obituary of Bruce Bessemer
Bruce Bessemer, Jr. passed away peacefully and surrounded by family in Denville, NJ, on Wednesday, January 4, 2023 at the age of 94. Bruce was a loving father, grandfather, great grandfather, and friend to many.
Bruce was born in Massachusetts, moved to New York then finally settled down in New Jersey at the young age of 14. He completed his education at Mountain Lakes High School. After he found the love of his life Edna and they married and raised their family in Mt. Tabor. Shortly after getting married Bruce proudly served his country in the Unites States Airforce. Once he was honorably discharged, he then began his career. He was a loyal employee to Warner Lambert in Morris Plains where he worked as a Data Processing Manager for 44 years before retirement. Before and after retirement Bruce loved spending his time playing golf, drinking scotch, going to the shore, hanging out by the pool, and most importantly spending time with his wife and grandchildren.
Bruce’s memory lives on through his children Douglas (Barbara), Wayne (Denise), and Jeff (Judy) Bessemer. His loving grandchildren James (Jess), Erica, Jason (Lindsey), Lisa (Stephen), Nicole (Larry), Kaitlin (Brad), Jenna, and Christine (Kevin). He is also survived by his great grandchildren Ariella, Stephen, Ryder, Kelsey, Sophie, Mia, Dylan, Melia, Lucy, Noah, and Maelyn. He is predeceased by his devoted wife Edna Bessemer.
Public Visitation will be held on Sunday, January 8th from 3-6 pm at Norman Dean Home for Services, 16 Righter Avenue, Denville (www.normandean.com). A funeral service will take place on Monday, January 9th at 10:30 am at Norman Dean Home for Services. Interment will follow at Evergreen Cemetery, 65 Martin Luther King Avenue, Morristown, NJ.
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