Bernard E. Antal, of Napanoch NY, passed away on Wednesday, December 29, 2021. He was 90 years old. Bernard was born on August 20, 1931 in Avoca, PA; he was the son of the late Ernest and Elizabeth (Korecki) Antal.
Bernard served his country in the United States Marine Corps and was honorably discharged in 1954. He was a Butcher by trade having started his career in Brooklyn. He worked at several shops and grocers as well as A&P. Bernard also was a Corrections Officer for the NYS Dept of Corrections for 27 years. Following his retirement, he went back to being a butcher again working at various shops and grocers ending his career at Peters Market. In his down time Bernard enjoyed gardening, working in his flower beds, farming, tending to his animals and his fruit trees, cooking, baking, crossword puzzles, reading, chess but most of all spending time with his family.
Bernard is survived by his loving wife of 63 years Constance (Stengel) Antal; their children, Mark Antal and his wife Dodie, Margaret Leverich and her husband James, Elizabeth Sahler and her husband Mark and Bernard Antal and his wife Gwenn; six grandchildren, Kayla, Jaden, Brittany, James, Jessica and Bryson.
Bernard was predeceased by his sister Romaine Bryk and his brothers Eugene and Richard Antal.
A memorial service will be announced in the spring.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be mailed to the family for the continuous care of their mother, 2665 Ulster Heights Rd., Woodbourne, NY 12788 or the Alzheimer’s Association or the Parkinson’s Foundation.