William Edward Lodge
William Edward Lodge passed away on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at his home. He was 70. Born in Philadelphia, and raised in Bristol, son of the late Theodore W. and Mary (nee Wheeler) Lodge, he resided in various locations as a career military person. Mr. Lodge returned to Bristol Borough in 1995. He retired as a Sergeant Major from the United States Army after 28 years of service. Mr. Lodge was a veteran of the Viet Nam War and received the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star Medal , the Meritorious Service Medal 5th Award along with numerous other awards throughout his military career. After returning from the service, he worked as a warehouse manager for Armour & Sons Electric. He was a member of Goodwill Hose Co No. 3 and was an EMT in his earlier years. Mr. Lodge also enjoyed deep sea fishing.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 45 years, Nancy (nee Slack) Lodge, and his loving daughters, Patricia Bainer and her husband, Michael and Nicole Lodge. He will be sadly missed by his 3 grandchildren, Alicia Kalinowski (Josef), Starr Thomas and Mackenzie Bainer and his dog, Georgia. He is also survived by his brother-in-law, Herb Slack (Joann) and nieces, Kelly and Melissa. He was predeceased by his son, Anthony Lodge.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Funeral Mass on Thursday, March 21, 2019, 11:00am at St. Mark Church, Bristol Borough, where friends may call from 9:30am until time of Mass at the Church. Interment will be held at 2:30pm at Washington Crossing National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Ks 66675-8517 or support.woundedwarriorproject.org/donate.