100-Year-Old WWII Vet from NJ Died Without Any Family, But Honored by Dozens at Funeral

A 100-year-old World War II Army veteran from New Jersey died penniless and alone inside his Hackensack home, but a group of fellow veterans and a rumble of motorcycles made sure he wasn’t alone as he was honored at his funeral Tuesday.

Dozens turned out in Paramus to say farewell to Eugene Dednam — a comrade they never met, but one they won’t soon forget.

Dednam drove supply trucks to the front lines during the push against Nazi Germany, part of what was called the Red Ball Express. After returning home, he worked at Macy’s in New York City. He never married or had children, and his funeral was

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