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FEIL, FREDERICK C. JR. 82

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FEIL, FREDERICK C. JR. 82 - of Osprey Point, Upper Township, NJ on April 16, 2014. Devoted husband of Margaret; he is also survived by a son, Frederick "J.C." and wife, Kelly; sister, Mercedes; and Miniature, Schnauzer, Striper. He is predeceased by a sister, Virginia. Born and raised in Philadelphia, he was a graduate of Central High School, 192nd Class. Mr. Feil enlisted in the U.S. Army and was serving as a basic training instructor at Ft. Dix, NJ and attending Army Leadership School in preparation for admission to West Point when the Korean War intervened. He served in Korea as a tank gunner until wounded, awarded the Purple Heart and discharged. He served as a proud member of the Philadelphia Police Departments K-9 Unit with his best buddies, Doberman Pinscher, Dutch and German Shepherd, Shep. In later years he was employed as a civil engineering draftsman. Mr. Feil was a voracious reader, a lover of music from Chopin to Kenton, a devotee' of the beauty and grace of pocket billiards, thoroughbred racing, and a life-long saltwater fisherman beginning as a child with his grandfather, a member of the Ventnor City Fishing Club. He and Margaret thoroughly enjoyed fishing Ocean City and Corson's Inlet, NJ and Hatteras, NC. He was a member of numerous fishing organizations including the Ocean City - Fishing Club serving as treasurer for twelve years. Mr. Feil's final resting place will be in the Sea off Cape Hatteras, NC; ‘Home in the Stream'. A memorial service is not currently planned and will be announced at a later date. Arrangements are by The Godfrey Funeral Homes, Palermo, NJ 08223. Memorial contributions can be made to The Seeing Eye, P.O. Box 375, Morristown, NJ 07963-0375. For condolences and information, visit www.godfrey funeralhome.com.

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