Bernard Preschel, 88, of Somerset died March 31, 2015. Born and raised in Brooklyn, he lived in Union for over 30 years before moving to the Delray Beach/Boca Raton, Fla., area. He moved to Somerset last year.
Mr. Preschel served as vice president and treasurer of Engelhard Hanovia, Inc., New York City, for 42 years until his retirement.
He obtained his BS in accounting from Long Island University and his MBA from New York University.
He was a retired Navy Seaman 1st Class, having served during World War II.
Predeceased by his wife, Mildred, he is survived by his daughter, Laurie (Thomas) Georgianna; his son, Robert (Rita-Jo); three grandchildren; and a great-grandson.
Services were held April 3 with arrangements by Goldstein Funeral Chapel, Inc., Edison. Memorial contributions may be made to parkinsons.org.