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Mr. Joseph W. Dannenhauer, of Mickleton, WWII Veteran Bronze Star Recipient |

Bronze Star Medal; Decoration of the U.S. MilitaryBronze Star Medal; Decoration of the U.S. Military (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Joseph W. Dannenhauer, of Mickleton, died peacefully at home on January 31, 2014

surrounded by his loving family. Aged 91 years.


Joseph was a proud World War II veteran serving in active combat in Battle of the Bulge and was honored with the Bronze Star among other medals. Joseph was a lifetime member of the National Park VFW Post 6884. He retired from many years of service from the NY shipyard and Philadelphia Naval Yard. He enjoyed retired life, tinkering in the garage, yard work, reading the paper, sharing jokes, trips to the campgrounds and being with his family. Joseph was also a talented saxophone player.


Devoted Husband of the late, Doris (nee Cleary); beloved father of Marie (the late, James) Goodman, Joseph Dannenhauer, Jr., Nancy (Edward) Glaze and Michael (Peggy) Dannenhauer; loving grandfather of Debra Burpee, James Goodman, Joseph, Robert, Linda, Ryan, Michele and Michael Dannenhauer, Brenda and Kimberly Lawrence and great grandfather of Ashley, Christina, Robert, Ann Marie, Alexis, Shelly, Marissa, JoJo, Nathan, Tyler, Damien, Evan, Matthew, Katelyn and Tiffany. Joseph is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.


Funeral services were under the direction of the McGuinness Funeral Home, 34 Hunter Street, Woodbury, NJ  Interment Woodbury Memorial Park,

West Deptford, NJ. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Joseph's name to Samaritan Healthcare and Hospice, 5 Eves Drive, Suite 300, Marlton, NJ 08053.



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