January 31, 1943 - January 1, 2022
Donald Henry Wechter “Don” on January 1, 2022 of West Deptford. Age 78. Loving husband of Kathleen A. (nee DiPlacido). Beloved father of Scott Wechter (Melissa) of New Hampshire, Mark Wechter (Carla) of Washington Township, Dawn Liston (Scott) of Williamstown, Kevin DiPlacido of Williamstown, Drew Lewis (Megan) of Morristown, Andrea Samartino (Drew) of West Deptford and Dina Vedder (Timothy) of West Deptford. Cherished brother of Isabel Cooper of Pennsylvania. Devoted grandfather of thirteen and great-grandfather of one. Donald was born in Philadelphia and was the son of the late Henry Wechter and Elizabeth Wechter (nee Cuthbertson). He graduated from Mastbaum Vocational Technical High School and General Motors Institute. Don served in the US Army for three years. He joined the Philadelphia Police Department in 1964 and left in 1969 to join NJSP. He then joined the Washington Township Police Department in 1970 and was promoted to Detective in 1972 and then in 1974 joined the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office as a county Detective. He served in the trial, juvenile and major crime units and when he retired he was Sargent of the fugitive unit. Relatives and friends are invited to a viewing on Saturday, January 8, 2022 from 9am to 11am in The Chapel at BOUCHER FUNERAL HOME, 1757 Delsea Dr., Deptford, NJ 08096. Religious Service 11am in The Chapel at the funeral home. Interment Gloucester County Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Williamstown with military honors. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to American Cancer Society, 1851 Old Cuthbert Rd.., Cherry Hill, NJ 08034. For directions, to sign online guest book and to view Don’s Video Tribute visit www.boucherfuneralhome.com. CDC NOW ADVISES FULLY VACCINATED AND UNVACCINATED PEOPLE WEAR MASKS INDOORS.
Donald Henry Wechter “Don” on January 1, 2022 of West Deptford. Age 78. Loving husband of Kathleen A. (nee DiPlacido). Beloved father of Scott Wechter (Melissa) of New Hampshire, Mark Wechter (Carla) of Washington Township, Dawn... View Obituary & Service Information
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