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Bruce W. Yorgey

Obituary for Bruce W. Yorgey

October 8, 2021
Northfield, New Jersey


Bruce W. Yorgey, 71, of Northfield passed away on Friday October 8, 2021. Bruce was born in Harrisburg PA. to the late Elmer and Helen Marie (Heinz). He spent most of his life in South Jersey, living in Linwood then residing in Northfield. He was a graduate of Mainland Regional High School. Later Bruce had many jobs but the one that he loved going to everyday was being a bartender at the Trump Plaza for almost 30 years until closing in 2014. He loved his Eagles and Phillies. You could always catch him in front of the TV watching their games. Bruce was the kind of person that if you needed him, he would help in any way he could. He always had a smile on his face and kind words for everyone. Bruce also loved his furry friends.
Bruce is survived by his loving wife Claudia. In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by his daughter Nicole Yorgey, his sister Barbara Izard and his step-daughter Michele DeFeo.
Claudia would like to thank Holy Redeemer Hospice for their care and support and her cousin Cathy Bubeck and her friend and neighbor Fran Crandell for all their help during Bruce's illness.
Bruce would like everyone to remember him as he was in life so his services and interment were held privately.
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The family kindly requests in lieu of flowers please send donations to the Humane Society of Atlantic County, 1401 Absecon Blvd. Atlantic City, NJ 08401 or the charity of the donor's choice.
Family services by Jeffries and Keates Funeral Home, Northfield.

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