Henry “Chic” Bohlke

Henry “Chic” Bohlke of Nyack, NY passed away on Thursday, August 17, 2023.  Chic was the beloved husband of Gail Niero Bohlke, loving father of Patricia Howell, Theodore Bohlke, Christopher (Tracey) Bohlke, and Timothy Bohlke.  He was also the very proud grandfather of Brian (Rachel) Howell and Haley Howell.

Chic, a U.S. Navy Veteran and a lifelong resident of Rockland County, held an Associates Degree in Civil Engineering Technology and was a member of Local 825 International Union of Operating Engineers for 50 years before his retirement.  He was also a member of the Norwood, NJ American Legion, the Pearl River Elks Lodge, and a 40-year member of the Rockland-Bergen Boat Club in Stony Point, NY.  Chic loved being on the water, whether it was boating on the Hudson River, or cruising with Gail near and far.  He was also a past member of the Spring Valley Hook and Ladder Company in Spring Valley, NY.

Visiting hours are Thursday, August 31, 2023 from 2-8 PM at Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Ave, Northvale, NJ.  A funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Northvale on Friday, September 1 at 11 AM.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Chic’s memory to the NavySealsFoundation.org, or to St. Anthony’s Church in Northvale.


  1. Lisa Butterfield

    God bless your beautiful family and your absence will be profound.
    What a loving and special man, Dad, and Husband you were!!

  2. Castaldo Blaise

    I am so sorry to hear of “Chicks” passing. He was a fine man and a good friend or who knew him. I know he will be sorely missed by his family and friends alike… RIP Chick

  3. My Sincere condolences to Henry’s family and Wife Gail. Henry was a true gentleman. He will be sorely missed.

    Rest in Peace Henry. Frank & Mary Venditti (Norwood American Legion Post # 272)

  4. To Gail our beautiful Godmother,our sincere condolences on the loss of chic who we love so much,thank you for sharing him with us along with the rest of the family. Joshua and Jonathan will forever be grateful to be part of the family.

  5. To our Beautiful godmother Gail,we are very sad to not have chic,we send our condolences to you and the rest of the family. Joshua and Jonathan will forever be thankful for all the great memories that we had with chic,we love you chic.

  6. The Staff and Members of the Rockland County YMCA sends their condolences to Gail and family. We are so sorry to hear your loss. Henry was a dedicated member, always walked in with a smile and will be truly missed at the Y.

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