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Herbert Bluder

July 27, 1926 ~ September 15, 2022 (age 96)


Herbert C. Bluder Jr, 96, Of Wilmington, Delaware passed away peacefully on September 15, 2022.  He Married Jean (Allgaier) Bluder in 1954, who passed away in 2007. They shared 53 wonderful years of marriage. Born in Western Springs, Illinois, he was the Son of Herbert C. Bluder, Sr. and Anna Catherine (Theis) Bluder

Herbert was a US Army Veteran, and served in World War ll. He attended the Nuremberg Trials.  After the war, Herbert worked for The Campbell Soup Company in Wheaton, Illinois. He was second in charge . He left Campbell Soup and moved his family to Chadds Ford, PA where he accepted a manager position with  J.B. Swayne Spawn Plant in Kennett Square, PA, until his retirement.

He is survived by his daughter, Laura Cooper (Joseph);  four grandchildren, Matthew J. D'Orazio, Kristine D'Orazio (Chance Schneider), Victoria Katherine D'Orazio (Kyle Weidenmuller), and Kristin Cooper (Benny); four great-grandchildren, Kaelyn Grace Weidenmuller, Owen Alexander Weidenmuller, Mason Cooper, and Elena Isabella; one brother, Kenneth Martin Bluder Sr. (Janet Sladek) and their three children, Kenneth Martin Bluder Jr., Judith Wohlt (John), Kurt Michael Bluder (Laurene) and their three children, Danielle, Rebecca, and Zachary;  sister-in-law, Gail Allgaier Preston and her two children, Alan Allgaier (Tina) and Nancy Stafford (John).  Besides his wife and parents he was pre deceased by his son, James Charles Bluder. 

To Honor Herbert's wishes, services will be private.  Arrangements are by Matthew J. Grieco of Grieco Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. (484-734-8100). To leave a condolence for the family, please visit

The family would like to thank Accent Care Hospice located at Christiana Hospital for their wonderful compassion and Care.


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