Obituary of Carl Eisen Jr.
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Carl Eisen, Jr., 100 yr.s, passed away at Westview Nursing and Rehabilitation in Dayville, CT on September 28. He was the loving husband of Edith L. Eisen for 54 years. Born on November 28, 1922 in Weehawken, NJ he was the son of Carl and Nettie Eisen, Sr. Carl graduated from Montclair Academy, Montclair, NJ Class of '41 and attended Lehigh University where he was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity. He enlisted in the Naval Air Corp. V5 program February '42 and was assigned to the Naval Air Station at Glenview, IL where he washed out on the aircraft carrier landing. Honorably discharged from the Navy he joined the Army Air Corp. in October '43 and was assigned to Radio Operator school in Sioux Falls, SD from which he received orders to join the 15th AAF, 461st Bomb Group, 766th Squadron in Cerignola, Italy as one of many replacements following the tragic Operation Tidal Wave. He flew missions on the B-24J Consolidated Liberator until returning to the states to be discharged in November '45. After a brief stint at USC he joined his father's beer distributorship Famous Brands in Carlstadt, NJ as a salesman from '46 to '62. Upon sale of the business he sold corrugated containers for International Paper Corp. from '66 to '73, then joined Schenley Industries of New York until his retirement in '82. Carl was a member of the Thompson Congregational Church in Thompson, CT. He was an avid golfer all his life playing many courses throughout Windham county CT and Leesburg, FL. He especially enjoyed his morning coffee at Dunkin Donuts with his golf buddies, watching the exploits of the NE Patriots and the SF Giants, swing music and many dinners and celebrations with his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Carl is survived by his son Richard, daughter-in-law Luanne, his daughter Marjorie, and grandchildren Elizabeth, Kimberly, Karen, Donna, Marjorie, Alison, Anne and Nicholas as well as 14 Great grandchildren [Ian, Gabriel, Jameson, Marina, Stella, Aubrey, Robert, Hunter, Delaney, Henry, Mabel Rose, Benjamin, Madeline, Eric and Emily.] He is predeceased by his wife Edith "DeDe", his son Marc and Grandson Thomas Carl Auwerda. A memorial service will be held at Bartel Funeral Home, 33 Schofield Ave. Dudley, MA at Noon on October 5th with burial to follow at Grove Street Cemetery, 245 Grove St., Putnam, CT. Memorial Donations may be made in lieu of flowers to your favorite charity. Family visitation is private .To plant a beautiful memorial tree in memory of Carl Eisen Jr., please visit our Tree Store
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Thursday, October 5, 2023
Bartel Funeral Home & Chapel
33 Schofield Ave.
Dudley, Massachusetts, United States
Final Resting Place
1:15 pm - 1:30 pm
Thursday, October 5, 2023
Grove Street Cemetery
227 Grove St.
Putnam , Connecticut, United States
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