AIKEN, SC – Bernard Joseph Koenig, age 91, entered into rest peacefully at home on March 22, 2022.
Mr. Koenig was born December 30, 1930 in Baltimore, Maryland to the late Frederick and Josephine Koenig. He proudly served his country in the US Marine Corps during the Korean War. He had made Aiken, SC his home for the past eighteen years, having previously lived in Hilton Head, SC. He was a congregant of St. Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church. He loved his family, his church, the Baltimore Ravens and Orioles and steaming crabs.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Fred Koenig and a sister, Julia Fried.
Survivors include his beloved wife of seventy years, Ann Koenig; a son, Doug Koenig (Suzanne); two daughters, Pam Murdock (Denny) and Judy Browne (Dave); and four grandchildren, Peter Koenig, John Koenig, McKenzie Browne, and Dalton Browne.
A Requiem Mass will be celebrated at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 31st at St. Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church, Fairfield St., with the Very Rev. Father Gregory Wilson as celebrant. Final prayers and commendation will follow in the church columbarium.
Memorial contributions may be directed to The Marine Corps League Detachment #939, PO Box 6046, Aiken, SC 29804.
The Historic George Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 211 Park Ave., SW, Aiken, SC 29801 (803.649.6234), has charge of arrangements.
Expressions of sympathy for the family may be left by visiting www.georgefuneralhomes.com