Carl George Dehnert passed away on May 8th at the age of 92 at his home. Carl is survived by his wife of 69 years, Pat (O’Brien); three daughters, Patti Hankins, husband Jeff; Lisa Grzywacz, husband Ron, Karin Madary; son, Mark Dehnert, wife Mary Dehnert and niece Jean Purchler Kerbs, husband Ed. Carl is also survived by four grandsons, Ron Grzywacz Jr, Carl Grzywacz, Aaron Hankins, and Kurt Dehnert; four granddaughters, Katie Grzywacz, Devin Boronkas, Paige Madary, and Hannah Madary, and four great grandchildren.
He was born in Covington, Kentucky on December 14, 1927. He is predeceased by his parents George Dehnert and Matilda (Sauter) Dehnert; three sisters, Vera Purchler, Betty Dugan, and Deanna Dehnert and half-brother Robert Jones. Carl had been a resident of Upper Providence Township since 1973. He grew up in Upper Darby. Carl is a World War II veteran and fought for the U.S. Army in France and Germany and ironically passed away on the 75th anniversary of VE Day. Carl enlisted in the Army at age 16. Prior to joining the Army, he attended Upper Darby High School and after the war attended a trade school in Chicago. He worked as a radio engineer early in his career. Carl worked as an engineer for the DuPont Company for 16 years. He attended Widener University at night and earned a BS in Engineering while working full time and raising a family. He later was an Engineer at Leeds and Northrop before retiring in 1988. Carl was an avid skier and bicyclist. He also enjoyed playing tennis. A private memorial service will be held for Carl this summer.

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