BERNARD C. SCHROEDER was born Bernhard C. Schroeder in Camden NJ on April 13, 1892. He was the second son, coming after brother Robert Schroeder. Bernard Schroeder later adopted the more common spelling of his first name. His father, Bernhard F. Schroeder had established an undertaking business at 19 South 4th Street in 1884, which later moved to 336-338 Arch Street.
Bernard C. Schroeder followed in his father's and brother's footsteps, and at the time of the 1920 Census was active in running the family business. Sadly, brother Robert died in 1925. Bernard C. Schroeder took the reins of the family business, and in the following year moved the business to 538 Broadway, the Labor Temple building, at Broadway and Line Street. Bernhard F. Schroeder passed away the following year.
In 1936 the business was once again moved, to 715 Cooper Street, where the Schroeder Funeral Home remained through the fall of 1969..
Bernard C. Schroeder married, and at least two sons were born to his wife Charlotte S. "Lottie" Schroeder; Bernard K., in 1916, and Kenneth J. in 1920.
After his father's death in 1927, Bernard C. Schroeder carried on the family business. Bernard C. Schroeder passed away in December of 1965, and was buried at Harleigh Cemetery, survived by his wife and sons Kenneth J. Schroeder and Bernard K. Schroeder..
Camden Courier-Post - June 6, 1933
with appendicitis, Bernard C. Schroeder, undertaker, is improving
Jersey Homeopathic Hospital.
Schroeder, who is the head of the undertaking firm of B. F. Schroeder & Sons, Broadway and Royden Street, was stricken Friday night and rushed to the hospital for an immediate operation. His condition was serious over the weekend, but physicians reported marked improvement today.
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