Bernadine Jasper Mechanic, 92, passed away October 22 after a long struggle with Alzheimer's. For many years she served as president of the Northern New Jersey Region of Hadassah and the local chapter in Paterson. She also served on the National Board of Hadassah. Mrs. Mechanic was a pioneer in business as she founded Allendale Automotive Enterprises, an auto parts warehouse distributor located in HoHoKus, N.J., and served as Secretary-Treasurer. She was a founding member of I.W.D.I., an independent buying group in the automotive parts aftermarket. She was the loving wife of the late Dr. Mayer Mechanic, mother of Louis, Leslie and Jonathan and grandmother of Max Stokes, Adam Lind, Suzanne Manning, Karen Mechanic, and Marc and Ross Mechanic.
Sunday, 23 March 1924 - Saturday, 22 October 2016
Funeral Date: Sunday, 23 October 2016