HAWTHORNE, N.Y. -- Henry Ernest Bodeker, a lifelong resident of Hawthorne, died on Wednesday, Feb.17. He was 66.
Born in White Plains, Bodeker was an Army veteran. He worked for White Plains Hospital Center for 43 years as a technician and recently retired. He was also a proud life member of the Hawthorne Fire Department and a member of various fire department marching bands.
Bodeker is survived by his nephew, William Bodeker of Plainview, and by his sister-in-law, Noelle Bodeker of Mohegan Lake. He was predeceased by his parents, William Frederick and Erna Johanne Bodeker; brother Frederick Bodeker; and nephew James Bodeker.
Visiting hours will be from 4-8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 19, at Hawthorne Funeral Home, 21 W. Stevens Ave., in Hawthorne. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 20, at the funeral home. Interment will be in Kensico Cemetery, in Valhalla.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Hawthorne Fire Department Benevolent Association, P.O. Box 1, Hawthorne, NY 10532.